Shafir Regional Council

Shafir Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית שפיר‎, Mo'atza Azorit Shafir) is a regional council in the Southern District of Israel near the city of Kiryat Gat.

Shafir
מועצה אזורית שפיר
مجلس إقليمي شفير
Regional council (from 1950)
Guvrin Stream, sketching the border between the regional municipalities of Shafir and Be'er Tuvia.
Guvrin Stream, sketching the border between the regional municipalities of Shafir and Be'er Tuvia.
Location of Shafir
DistrictSouthern
Government
 • Head of MunicipalityAsher Aberjel
Area
 • Total81,860 dunams (81.86 km2 or 31.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total10,300
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
WebsiteOfficial website

The council is bordered on the north by the Be'er Tuvia Regional Council, on the east by Yoav Regional Council and Kiryat Gat, on the south by Lakhish Regional Council, and on the west by Hof Ashkelon Regional Council, Yoav Regional Council.

The council is named for the Biblical city of Shafir.

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Coordinates: 31°40′59″N 34°43′01″E / 31.683°N 34.717°E / 31.683; 34.717