Metzad also Asfar, is an Israeli settlement organised as a community settlement in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc in the . Established as by ultra-orthodox Jews in 1984, it is located south of in the eastern Judean Mountains, 14.5 km from the Green Line, outside the Separation Barrier.

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, is an Israeli outpost attached to the Israeli settlement of Metzad in the southeastern part of the Gush Etzion settlement bloc in the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

or al-Shuyukh is a Palestinian town in the located 6 km northeast of the city of . is situated 3½ km west of Meitsad. Photo: Jihad1335, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an Israeli outpost within the settlement block in the . is situated 3½ km northeast of Meitsad.


31.5859° or 31° 35' 9.1" north
35.1878° or 35° 11' 16" east
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: ميتساد
  • Catalan: Asfar
  • Catalan: Metzad
  • Czech: Asfar
  • Czech: Mecad
  • Czech: Meitzad
  • Czech: Metzad
  • Dutch: Metzad
  • English: Asfar
  • English: Metzad
  • French: Metzad
  • Hebrew: מיצד
  • Indonesian: Metzad
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Metzad
  • Polish: Asfar
  • Spanish: Asfar
  • Spanish: Metzad
  • Urdu: میتزاد

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Meitsad. See this page's contributions. Photo: יעקב, CC BY 3.0.