Poria – Neve Oved

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Poria - Neve Oved
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Poria - Neve Oved is located in Israel
Poria - Neve Oved
Poria - Neve Oved
Coordinates: 32°44′39.52″N 35°32′20.18″E / 32.7443111°N 35.5389389°E / 32.7443111; 35.5389389Coordinates: 32°44′39.52″N 35°32′20.18″E / 32.7443111°N 35.5389389°E / 32.7443111; 35.5389389
District Northern
Council Emek HaYarden
Founded 1949
Founded by North African immigrants
Population (2015)[1] 1,114

Poria – Neve Oved (Hebrew: פּוֹרִיָּה - נְוֵה עוֹבֵד‎) is a community settlement in northern Israel. Located to the south-east of the Sea of Galilee near Tiberias, it falls under the jurisdiction of Emek HaYarden Regional Council.[2] In 2015 it had a population of 1,114.[1]

History[edit]

The village was founded in 1949 by immigrants from North Africa. In the past most of its residents worked in local factories or nearby kibbutzim, but today most are professionals working in Tiberias and the Lower Galilee.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Poria – Neve Oved Galilee Development Authority (in Hebrew)