HaBesor Stream

Besor is a wadi in southern . The stream begins at Mount Boker, and spills into the Mediterranean Sea near Al-Zahra in the , where it is called Wadi Ghazzeh, also spelled Wadi Gaza.

Notable Places in the Area

Ben-Gurion's hut was the retirement home of Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and his wife Paula from 1953 until Ben-Gurion's death in 1973. is situated 3½ km east of HaBesor Stream. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a kibbutz in the central , most famous for being the past residence of the first prime minister of Israel, David Ben-Gurion, who moved there after he left his office in order to live his ideals of settling the Negev. Photo: Tamuz, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, also known as Midreshet Sde Boker, is an educational center and boarding school in southern . is situated 4½ km southeast of HaBesor Stream. Photo: Yoavd, Public domain.

, also known as Beit HaShanti BaMidbar is a village in southern Israel. is situated 6 km south of HaBesor Stream.

HaBesor Stream

30.8864° or 30° 53' 11" north
34.755° or 34° 45' 18" east
Open Location Code
445 metres (1,460 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: وادي غزة
  • Catalan: En Besor
  • Catalan: Nahal Besor
  • Cebuano: Naẖal Besor
  • Chuvash: Бесор
  • Czech: Nachal Besor
  • Czech: Nachal ha-Besor
  • Czech: Nahal Besor
  • Danish: HaBesor
  • English: Naẖal Besor
  • French: Bésor
  • Hebrew: נחל בשור
  • Hebrew: נחל הבשור
  • Indonesian: Sungai Besor
  • Japanese: ベソルのワジ
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: HaBesorelva
  • Russian: Бесор
  • Spanish: Rio Habesor
  • Spanish: Río Habesor

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