Sdot Micha

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Sdot Micha
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Sdot Micha is located in Jerusalem, Israel
Sdot Micha
Sdot Micha
Coordinates: 31°43′17.03″N 34°55′15.24″E / 31.7213972°N 34.9209000°E / 31.7213972; 34.9209000Coordinates: 31°43′17.03″N 34°55′15.24″E / 31.7213972°N 34.9209000°E / 31.7213972; 34.9209000
District Jerusalem
Council Mateh Yehuda
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1955
Founded by Moroccan Jews
Population (2015)[1] 376

Sdot Micha (Hebrew: שְׂדוֹת מִיכָה‎, lit. Micha Fields) is a moshav in central Israel. Located to the west of Beit Shemesh, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Yehuda Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 376.

History[edit]

The village was established in 1955 by immigrants from Morocco, and was named after Micha Josef Berdyczewski. Sdot Micha Airbase is located nearby.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.