|District||Judea and Samaria Area|
Sansana (Hebrew: סַנְסַנָּה, lit. Palm tree) is a religious settlement in the southern Judaean Mountains of the West Bank. Located to the south-west of Hebron and just over the Green Line, it is organised as a community settlement and falls under the jurisdiction of Har Hevron Regional Council. In 2016 it had a population of 377.
The settlement was established in 1997 as a Nahal settlement, the first kvutza arrived on 21 April 1999, and it was civilianised by members of the Or Movement in 2000. Its name is taken from the name of a Biblical village nearby (Joshua 15:31) and from Song of Songs 7:9;
I said: 'I will climb up into the palm-tree, I will take hold of the branches thereof; and let thy breasts be as clusters of the vine, and the smell of thy countenance like apples;
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