Pri Gan

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Pri Gan
פְּרִי גַּן
Pri Gan is located in Israel
Pri Gan
Pri Gan
Coordinates: 31°13′15.95″N 34°21′16.2″E / 31.2210972°N 34.354500°E / 31.2210972; 34.354500Coordinates: 31°13′15.95″N 34°21′16.2″E / 31.2210972°N 34.354500°E / 31.2210972; 34.354500
District Southern
Council Eshkol
Affiliation HaOved HaTzioni
Founded 1981
Founded by Evacuated settlers
Population (2016)[1] 243

Pri Gan (Hebrew: פְּרִי גַּן‬, lit. Fruit Garden), also known as Prigan, is a moshav in southern Israel. Located in the Hevel Shalom area of the north-western Negev desert, it falls under the jurisdiction of Eshkol Regional Council. In 2016 it had a population of 243.[1]

History[edit]

The moshav was founded in 1981 by former residents of Priel, an Israeli settlement in Sinai which was evacuated as part of the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty. Its main produce is vegetables and flowers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved September 26, 2017. 

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