Negev

The Negev or Negeb is a desert and semidesert region of southern . The region's largest city and administrative capital is , in the north.
Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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is the only city on the Red Sea. is the southernmost town in Israel, isolated from the rest of the country by the Negev desert. Photo: Chris Yunker, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Be'er Sheva is a desert city of approximately 200,000 inhabitants in southern . Photo: Vladi mir, CC BY 3.0.

is a magnificently located fortress site in stark , close to the . Photo: Unibrow1994, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town in the remote Negev of . Photo: Tamuz, CC0.

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is a small town in the north-eastern Negev desert of . Photo: Meronim, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a western Negev city and former development town in the of . Photo: Jewbask, Public domain.

is a small city in that lies on the border between the Negev desert and the . Photo: Neukoln, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city of 70,000 in the southern Negev region of . Photo: Meronim, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in the of located between and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

is an oasis in the , near the Dead Sea, between and the caves of . Photo: Grauesel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a kibbutz in the central Negev, 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.

Yeruham is a town in the of , in the Negev desert. Photo: Felagund, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a kibbutz in the valley in the far south of . Photo: Avi1111, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Negev

Latitude of center
30.5° or 30° 30' north
Longitude of center
34.9167° or 34° 55' east
United Nations Location Code
IL GEV
Elevation
413 metres (1355 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 4912182621
Geo­Names ID
294886
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Negev
  • Arabic: النقب
  • Arabic: صحراء النقب
  • Armenian: Նեգև
  • Asturian: Négueb
  • Asturian: Néguev
  • Azerbaijani: Negev
  • Azerbaijani: Neqev
  • Bashkir: Негев, Негев сүллеге, Негев сүле, Нәҡәп
  • Bashkir: Негев
  • Basque: Negev
  • Belarusian: Негеў
  • Belarusian: Нэгеў
  • Belarusian: Пустыня Негеў
  • Belarusian: Фаран
  • Bengali: নেগেভ
  • Bosnian: Negev
  • Breton: Negev
  • Bulgarian: Негев
  • Catalan: Desert del Nègueb
  • Catalan: Neguev
  • Catalan: Nègev
  • Catalan: Nègueb
  • Cebuano: Negeb
  • Cebuano: Negev
  • Cebuano: Neguev
  • Cebuano: Néguev
  • Central Kurdish: نەگڤ
  • Chinese: 內蓋夫
  • Chinese: 内盖夫
  • Chinese: 内盖夫沙漠
  • Croatian: Negeb
  • Croatian: Negev
  • Czech: Negev
  • Czech: Negevská poušť
  • Czech: poušť Negev
  • Danish: Negev
  • Dutch: Negeb
  • Dutch: Negev
  • Egyptian Arabic: النقب
  • Esperanto: Dezerto de Negevo
  • Esperanto: Negebo
  • Esperanto: Negev
  • Esperanto: Negevo
  • Estonian: Negev
  • Estonian: Negevi kõrb
  • Finnish: Negev
  • Finnish: Negevin aavikko
  • Finnish: Negevin autiomaa
  • French: Désert du Neguev
  • French: Désert du Néguev
  • French: Negeb
  • French: Neguev
  • French: Négev
  • French: Néguev
  • Galician: Negev
  • Georgian: ნეგევი
  • German: An-Naqb
  • German: Negeb
  • German: Negev
  • German: Negew
  • Greek: Νέγκεβ
  • Greek: Νεγκέβ
  • Hebrew: הַנֶּגֶב‎
  • Hebrew: הנגב
  • Hebrew: נֶגֶב‎
  • Hebrew: נגב
  • Hindi: नेगेव रेगिस्तान
  • Hungarian: Negev-sivatag
  • Indonesian: Negev
  • Italian: Deserto del Negev
  • Italian: Negev
  • Italian: Negheb
  • Italian: Neghev
  • Italian: deserto del Negev
  • Japanese: ネゲブ
  • Japanese: ネゲブ地方
  • Japanese: ネゲブ砂漠
  • Japanese: ネゲヴ
  • Javanese: Negev
  • Javanese: Nègèb
  • Kazakh: Негев
  • Korean: 네게브 사막
  • Ladino: Negev
  • Latin: Negev
  • Latvian: Negevs
  • Lithuanian: Negev
  • Lithuanian: Negevas
  • Lithuanian: Negevo dykuma
  • Luxembourgish: Negev
  • Macedonian: Негев
  • Malayalam: നെഗേവ്
  • Manx: Negev
  • Mongolian: Негевийн цөл
  • Norwegian: Negevørkenen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Negev-ørkenen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Negev
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Negevørkenen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Negev
  • Occitan (post 1500): Neguèv
  • Occitan (post 1500): Nèguev
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܢܐܓܒ
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܢܓܒ
  • Panjabi: ਨੇਗੇਵ
  • Persian: بیابان نگب
  • Persian: صحرای نقب
  • Persian: صحرای نگب
  • Persian: صحرای نگو
  • Polish: Negew
  • Polish: Pustynia Negev
  • Polish: Pustynia Negew
  • Portuguese: Deserto de Negev
  • Portuguese: Deserto do negev
  • Portuguese: Deserto do neguev
  • Portuguese: Negev
  • Portuguese: Neguebe
  • Portuguese: Neguev
  • Portuguese: Negueve
  • Romanian: Nagev
  • Romanian: Negev
  • Romanian: Neghev
  • Russian: Негев
  • Russian: Пустыня Негев
  • Russian: Фаран
  • Scots: Negev
  • Scottish Gaelic: Negev
  • Serbian: Negev
  • Serbian: Негеб
  • Serbian: Негев
  • Serbian: Неђев
  • Serbian: Пустиња Негев
  • Serbian: Пустиња Неђев
  • Serbo-Croatian: Negev
  • Slovak: Negev
  • Slovak: Negevská púšť
  • Spanish: Desierto de Negev
  • Spanish: Desierto de Neguev
  • Spanish: Desierto de Néguev
  • Spanish: Desierto del Negev
  • Spanish: Desierto del Neguev
  • Spanish: Desierto del Néguev
  • Spanish: Negev
  • Spanish: Neguev
  • Spanish: Négev
  • Spanish: Néguev
  • Swahili: Negev
  • Swedish: Negev
  • Swedish: Negevöknen
  • Tagalog: Al-Naqab
  • Tagalog: Naqab
  • Tagalog: Negeb
  • Tagalog: Negev
  • Tagalog: Negueb
  • Tamil: நெகேவ்
  • Thai: ทะเลทรายเนเกฟ
  • Turkish: Necef Çölü
  • Turkish: Negef Çölü
  • Turkish: Negev
  • Turkish: Negev Çölü
  • Ukrainian: Негев
  • Ukrainian: Неґев
  • Urdu: صحرائے نقب
  • Vietnamese: Hoang mạc Negev
  • Vietnamese: Negeb
  • Vietnamese: Negev
  • Vietnamese: Sa mạc Negev
  • Waray (Philippines): Negev
  • Welsh: Negev
  • Western Frisian: Negev
  • Wu Chinese: 内盖夫 (以色列)
  • Yiddish: נגב
  • Yue Chinese: 內蓋夫
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