The Negev is a large desert that covers the entire southern half of . In addition, cities like and are considered by most Israelis to be part of the Negev, but they are included in the region on Wikivoyage.

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is a small town in the remote of .

is the only city on the Red Sea. is the southernmost town in Israel, isolated from the rest of the country by the desert.

Be'er Sheva is a desert city of approximately 200,000 inhabitants in southern .

is an oasis in the , near the Dead Sea, between and the caves of .


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.

is a magnificently located fortress site in stark , close to the Dead Sea.

is a small city in that lies on the border between the desert and the .

is a city of 70,000 in the southern region of .

is a kibbutz in the Arava Valley in the South of Israel.

is a small city in the region of .

is a small town in the north-eastern desert of .

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  • Type: desert
  • Location: , ,
  • United Nations Location Code: IL GEV
  • Latitude of center: 30° 30' (30.5°) north
  • Longitude of center: 34° 55' (34.9167°) east
  • Elevation: 539 meters (1768 feet)
  • Wikidata: Negev
  • Wikimedia Commons: Negev

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Other Names for Negev

Arabic: النقب, Belarusian: Пустыня Негеў, Bulgarian: Негев, Catalan: Nègueb, Cebuano: Néguev, Chinese: 內蓋夫, Czech: Negevská poušť, Esperanto: Negevo, Finnish: Negevin autiomaa, French: Néguev, Georgian: ნეგევი, German: Negev, Hebrew: הנגב, Hungarian: Negev-sivatag, Italian: Deserto del Negev, Japanese: ネゲヴ, Korean: 네게브 사막, Lithuanian: Negevas, Malayalam: നെഗേവ്, Mongolian: Негевийн цөл
Norwegian: Negevørkenen, Occitan (post 1500): Nèguev, Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܢܓܒ, Panjabi: ਨੇਗੇਵ, Persian: صحرای نگب, Polish: Negew, Portuguese: Neguev, Russian: Негев, Serbian: Негев, Spanish: Neguev, Spanish: Néguev, Tagalog: Negueb, Tamil: நெகேவ், Thai: ทะเลทรายเนเกฟ, Turkish: Necef Çölü, Ukrainian: Негев, Yiddish: נגב, HaNegev, Negeb
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