Hevel Yavne Regional Council

Hevel Yavne Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית חבל יבנה‎, Mo'atza Azorit Hevel Yavneh, lit. Yavne Region Regional Council) is a regional council in the Central District of Israel.

Hevel Yavne

  • חבל יבנה
DistrictCentral
Government
 • TypeRegional council (from 1950)
 • Head of MunicipalityMoshe Liber
Area
 • Total34,840 dunams (34.84 km2 or 13.45 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total6,400
 • Density180/km2 (480/sq mi)
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

The Hevel Yavne Regional Council was formed in 1950. It covers 32,000 dunams and six religious communities. Two yeshivas - Yeshivat Kerem BeYavne and Yeshivat Neve Herzog are under its purview.

It is bordered to the north by Yavne and Gan Raveh Regional Council; to the east by Gederot and Brenner Regional Councils; to the south by Be'er Tuvia Regional Council, and to the west by Ashdod.

List of communitiesEdit

The council covers one kibbutz, four moshavim and a youth village;

Kibbutz

Moshavim

Youth village

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 31°49′07″N 34°43′49″E / 31.81855°N 34.73030°E / 31.81855; 34.73030