Nahshonim

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Nahshonim
נַחְשׁוֹנִים
Nachshonim entrance.jpg
Nahshonim is located in Israel
Nahshonim
Nahshonim
Coordinates: 32°3′36.35″N 34°56′51.71″E / 32.0600972°N 34.9476972°E / 32.0600972; 34.9476972Coordinates: 32°3′36.35″N 34°56′51.71″E / 32.0600972°N 34.9476972°E / 32.0600972; 34.9476972
District Central
Council Drom HaSharon
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 1949
Founded by Egyptian immigrants
Population (2015)[1] 332
Nahshonim in 1948

Nahshonim (Hebrew: נַחְשׁוֹנִים‎, lit. Pioneers) is a kibbutz in central Israel. Located in the south of the Sharon plain near Rosh HaAyin, it falls under the jurisdiction of Drom HaSharon Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 332.

History[edit]

The kibbutz was founded in 1949 by a group largely made up of Egyptian immigrants,[2] as well as a few native Israelis. It is well known in Israel for its motor park and the "Nahshonit" entertainment park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Arrivals: From Cairo to Haifa, 1949 The Jerusalem Post, 29 November 2007