Mishmar HaShiv'a

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Mishmar HaShiva
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Mishmar HaShiva is located in Israel
Mishmar HaShiva
Mishmar HaShiva
Coordinates: 32°0′34.2″N 34°49′24.95″E / 32.009500°N 34.8235972°E / 32.009500; 34.8235972Coordinates: 32°0′34.2″N 34°49′24.95″E / 32.009500°N 34.8235972°E / 32.009500; 34.8235972
District Central
Council Lod Valley
Founded 1949
Founded by Demobilised soldiers
Population (2014)[1] 970
A memorial to the seven guards.

Mishmar HaShiv'a (Hebrew: מִשְׁמַר הַשִּׁבְעָה, lit. Guard of the Seven; Arabic: مشمار هشفعاه‎‎) is a moshav in central Israel. Located near Beit Dagan, it falls under the jurisdiction of Lod Valley Regional Council. In 2014 it had a population of 970.

History[edit]

The village was founded in 1949 by demobilised soldiers and was named in memory of the seven Notrim who were killed near Yazur on 22 January 1948.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 4 September 2016.