Merhav Am

Merhav Am is a religious community settlement in southern Israel. Located in the desert between and the kibbutz of , it falls under the jurisdiction of Ramat HaNegev Regional Council. In 2019 it had a population of 501.

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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 6 km southwest of Merhav Am. Photo: Yoavd, Public domain.

Merhav Am

30.8886° or 30° 53' 19" north
34.8289° or 34° 49' 44" east
Open Location Code
509 metres (1,670 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 666283754
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Czech: Merchav Am
  • Czech: Merhav Am
  • French: Merhav Am
  • Hebrew: חלוקים
  • Hebrew: מרחב עם
  • Hebrew: מרחבעם
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Merhav Am
  • Polish: Merchaw Am
  • Polish: Merhav Am

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