Hofit
חוֹפִית
حوفيت
Hofit
Hofit
Coordinates: 32°23′9″N 34°52′27″E / 32.38583°N 34.87417°E / 32.38583; 34.87417Coordinates: 32°23′9″N 34°52′27″E / 32.38583°N 34.87417°E / 32.38583; 34.87417
CountryIsrael
DistrictCentral
CouncilHefer Valley
Founded1952
Population
 (2019)[1]
774

Hofit (Hebrew: חוֹפִית‎, lit.Coastal) is a community settlement in central Israel on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea near Netanya, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hefer Valley Regional Council. In 2019 it had a population of 774.[1]

History

The village was established in the early 1950s for workers who wanted an agricultural lifestyle. The first residents moved in 1952, and the village was officially recognised in 1955. Its name is taken from its proximity to the sea.

Notable residents

References

  1. ^ a b "Population in the Localities 2019" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 August 2020.