Nordia

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Nordia
נוֹרְדִיָּה
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Nordia is located in Israel
Nordia
Nordia
Coordinates: 32°18′51.83″N 34°53′45.23″E / 32.3143972°N 34.8958972°E / 32.3143972; 34.8958972Coordinates: 32°18′51.83″N 34°53′45.23″E / 32.3143972°N 34.8958972°E / 32.3143972; 34.8958972
District Central
Council Lev HaSharon
Affiliation Mishkei Herut Beitar
Founded 1948
Founded by Demobbed soldiers
Population (2015)[1] 2,010
Website www.nordiya.org

Nordia (Hebrew: נוֹרְדִיָּה‎) is a moshav shitufi in central Israel. Located in the Sharon plain near Netanya and the HaSharon Junction, it falls under the jurisdiction of Lev HaSharon Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 2,010.[1]

History[edit]

The village was founded in August 1948 by demobilised Irgun and Betar soldiers on the land of the depopulated Arab village of Khirbat Bayt Lid.[2][3] The founders came from two organisations; Margolim based in Kfar Yona and Wajwad based in Mishmar HaYarden.

In 1994 a new neighbourhood, Neot Nordia, was established.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Morris, Benny (2004). The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited. Cambridge University Press. p. xxi. ISBN 978-0-521-00967-6. 
  3. ^ Khalidi, Walid (1992), All That Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948, Washington D.C.: Institute for Palestine Studies, p. 550, ISBN 0-88728-224-5 

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