Magal

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This article is about the Israeli kibbutz. For the weapon, see IMI Galil. For the Brazilian singer, see Sidney Magal.
Magal
מַגָּל
Magal is located in Israel
Magal
Magal
Coordinates: 32°23′7.8″N 35°2′8.16″E / 32.385500°N 35.0356000°E / 32.385500; 35.0356000Coordinates: 32°23′7.8″N 35°2′8.16″E / 32.385500°N 35.0356000°E / 32.385500; 35.0356000
District Haifa
Council Menashe
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 1953
Founded by Nahal
Population (2015)[1] 1,057
Name meaning Sickle

Magal (Hebrew: מַגָּל‎, lit. Sickle) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located in the Wadi Ara region of the northern Sharon plain near the Green Line, it falls under the jurisdiction of Menashe Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 1,057.

History[edit]

The village was established in 1953 as a Nahal settlement, and was named after the sickle on the Nahal's badge.

Economy[edit]

Magal is partial owner and has a factory of Netafim, an Israeli irrigation company.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.