Tuval

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Tuval
Tuval is located in Israel
Tuval
Tuval
Coordinates: 32°55′43.68″N 35°14′44.51″E / 32.9288000°N 35.2456972°E / 32.9288000; 35.2456972Coordinates: 32°55′43.68″N 35°14′44.51″E / 32.9288000°N 35.2456972°E / 32.9288000; 35.2456972
District Northern
Council Misgav
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 1980
Founded by Scouts and Habonim
Dror
members
Population (2016)[1] 305

Tuval (Hebrew: תּוּבַל‎) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located in the Galilee near Karmiel, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council. In 2016 it had a population of 305.[1]

History[edit]

The village was founded in 1980 by Scouts and Habonim Dror members from England and South Africa. Named after the Biblical Tuval, an offspring of Cain (Genesis 4:22).[2]

In the year 2000 a community neighborhood was set up within the boundaries of Tuval. Today Tuval is both a kibbutz and a community settlement

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved September 26, 2017. 
  2. ^ Carta's Official Guide to Israel and Complete Gazetteer to all Sites in the Holy Land. (3rd edition 1993) Jerusalem, Carta, p.464, ISBN 965-220-186-3 (English)

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