The Negev is a desert and semidesert region of southern . The region's largest city and administrative capital is , in the north. At its southern end is the Gulf of Aqaba and the resort city of .
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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.


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

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

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.


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