Yevul

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Yevul
יְבוּל
Yevul is located in Israel
Yevul
Yevul
Coordinates: 31°11′21.11″N 34°19′9.47″E / 31.1891972°N 34.3192972°E / 31.1891972; 34.3192972Coordinates: 31°11′21.11″N 34°19′9.47″E / 31.1891972°N 34.3192972°E / 31.1891972; 34.3192972
District Southern
Council Eshkol
Affiliation Agricultural Union
Founded 1981
Population (2016)[1] 352

Yevul (Hebrew: יְבוּל‎, lit. Crop) is a moshav in southern Israel. Located in the Hevel Shalom area of the north-western Negev desert near the Gaza StripEgypt border, it falls under the jurisdiction of Eshkol Regional Council. In 2016 it had a population of 352.[1]

History[edit]

The village was established in 1981 by evacuees from Sinai.[2] In 2005, three quarters of the former residents of Netzarim who were evicted from their village due to Israel's unilateral disengagement plan moved to temporary housing in Yevul while permanent housing is to be planned in the area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved September 26, 2017. 
  2. ^ Mapa's concise gazetteer of Israel (in Hebrew). Yuval El'azari (ed.). Tel-Aviv: Mapa Publishing. 2005. p. 210. ISBN 965-7184-34-7.