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Nov, Golan Heights

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Nov
נוֹב
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Nov is located in the Golan Heights
Nov
Nov
Coordinates: 32°49′57″N 35°46′59.15″E / 32.83250°N 35.7830972°E / 32.83250; 35.7830972Coordinates: 32°49′57″N 35°46′59.15″E / 32.83250°N 35.7830972°E / 32.83250; 35.7830972
District Northern
Council Golan
Region Golan Heights
Affiliation Hapoel HaMizrachi
Founded 1974
Population (2015)[1] 858

Nov (Hebrew: נוֹב‎) is an Israeli settlement and religious moshav in the southern Golan Heights, under the administration of Israel. Located to the east of the Sea of Galilee, it falls under the municipal jurisdiction of Golan Regional Council. In 858 it had a population of 858.[1]

The international community considers Israeli settlements in the Golan Heights illegal under international law, but the Israeli government disputes this.[2]

History

The settlement was established in 1974 and was named after a village on the site mentioned in the Jerusalem Talmud. The Arabs residing in the area called it Nab.[3] The site is mentioned in the 3rd century Mosaic of Rehob.[4]

Notable residents

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "The Geneva Convention". BBC. 10 December 2009. 
  3. ^ HaReuveni, Immanuel (1999). Lexicon of the Land of Israel (in Hebrew). Miskal - Yedioth Ahronoth Books and Chemed Books. pp. 662–663. ISBN 965-448-413-7. 
  4. ^ The Holy Land - from the Persian to the Arab Conquests (536 B.C. to A.D. 640) A Historical Geography , Michael Avi-Yonah, Grand Rapids, 1979, p. 170; ISBN 0-8010-0010-6; Dan Urman and Paul V.M. Flesher, Ancient Synagogues: Historical Analysis and Archaeological Discovery, Brill: Leiden 1998, p. 565 ISBN 9004102426 (vol. 1); ISBN 9004102434 (vol. 2)