Shoham

Shoham is a town in the of . The name relates to one of the 12 stones on the Hoshen, the sacred breastplate worn by a Jewish high priest, similar to other nearby towns: , , and Ahlama.

Notable Places in the Area

Memorial
is situated 3½ km south of Shoham. Photo: Avi1111, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Village
is a moshav in central . Located near Shoham, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hevel Modi'in Regional Council. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Village
is a moshav in central . Located in the Shephelah around five kilometres north-east of Ben Gurion International Airport and covering 2,500 dunams, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hevel Modi'in Regional Council. Photo: Elhananha, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Village
is a moshav in central . Located near and Ben Gurion International Airport, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hevel Modi'in Regional Council. Photo: יעקב, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Shoham

Latitude
32.0005° or 32° 0' 1.7" north
Longitude
34.9465° or 34° 56' 47.6" east
Open Location Code
8G4P2W2W+5J
Population
21,000
United Nations Location Code
IL SAM
Elevation
82 metres (269 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 333111665
Geo­Names ID
8428283
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: شوهام
  • Chinese: 索哈姆
  • Czech: Šoham
  • Dutch: Shoham
  • Dutch: Sjoham
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: شوهام
  • Finnish: Shoham
  • French: Shoham
  • German: Schoham
  • Hebrew: שהם
  • Hebrew: שוהם
  • Italian: Shoham
  • Japanese: ショハム
  • Mongolian: Шохам
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Shoham
  • Persian: شوهام، منطقه مسکونی
  • Polish: Szoham
  • Russian: Шохам (Израиль)
  • Russian: Шохам
  • Scots: Shoham

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