Shafir Regional Council

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Shafir
  • שפיר
District Southern
Government
 • Type Regional council (from 1950)
 • Head of Municipality Asher Aberjel
Area
 • Total 81,860 dunams (81.86 km2 or 31.61 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 10,300
Website Official website
Guvrin Stream, sketching the border between the regional municipalities of Shafir and Be'er Tuvia.

Shafir Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית שפיר‬, Mo'atza Azorit Shafir) is a regional council in the Southern District of Israel near the city of Kiryat Gat.

The council is bordered on the north by the Be'er Tuvia Regional Council, on the east by Yoav Regional Council and Kiryat Gat, on the south by Lakhish Regional Council, and on the west by Hof Ashkelon Regional Council, Yoav Regional Council.

The council is named for the Biblical city of Shafir.

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Coordinates: 31°40′59″N 34°43′01″E / 31.683°N 34.717°E / 31.683; 34.717