Hof Ashkelon Regional Council

Hof Ashkelon
  • חוף אשקלון
District Southern
  Type Regional council (from 1950)
  Head of Municipality Ya'ir Ferjon
  Total 175,310 dunams (175.31 km2 or 67.69 sq mi)
Population (2014)
  Total 15,600
Website Official website

Hof Ashkelon Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית חוף אשקלון, Mo'atza Azorit Hof Ashkelon, lit. Ashkelon Coast Regional Council) is a regional council in the Southern District of Israel.

The council is bordered to the north by Be'er Tuvia Regional Council, to the east by the Be'er Tuvia, Lakhish, Shafir and Yoav Regional Councils, to the south by Sha'ar HaNegev Regional Council and the Gaza Strip, and to the west by Ashkelon and the Mediterranean Sea.

List of communities

The council covers 19 communities, including five kibbutzim, eleven moshavim, two communal settlements and a youth village.

Coordinates: 31°43′01″N 34°37′59″E / 31.717°N 34.633°E / 31.717; 34.633

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