Regba

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Regba
רֶגְבָּה
Entrance to Regba
Entrance to Regba
Regba is located in Israel
Regba
Regba
Coordinates: 32°58′35.75″N 35°5′56.39″E / 32.9765972°N 35.0989972°E / 32.9765972; 35.0989972Coordinates: 32°58′35.75″N 35°5′56.39″E / 32.9765972°N 35.0989972°E / 32.9765972; 35.0989972
District Northern
Council Mateh Asher
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 1946
Founded by British Army veterans
Population (2015)[1] 1,038

Regba (Hebrew: רֶגְבָּה‎) is a moshav shitufi in northern Israel. Located near Nahariya, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Asher Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 1,038.[1]

History[edit]

Regba was established in 1946 by a group of veterans of the British Army from Germany, the Netherlands and English speaking countries.[2] It was originally established as a kibbutz and became a moshav shitufi in 1949. The name is symbolic, as in "Regev" ("lump of earth").

Landmarks[edit]

Regba Center for Olive and Oil, originally located at the Shemen factory in Haifa Bay, documents the history of the country's olive industry.[3]

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