Beer Sheba

city in Israel
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Beer Sheba is a city on the northern edge of the Negev region in Israel. It is the home of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Beer Sheba
בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע (Hebrew)

بئر السبع (Arabic)
View of Beer Sheba from the air
View of Beer Sheba from the air
Coat of arms of Beer Sheba
Coordinates: 31°14′N 34°47′E / 31.233°N 34.783°E / 31.233; 34.783
Country Israel
DistrictSouth (Mehoz Ha’Darom)
Settledabout 4,000 B.C.E.
 • MayorRubik Danilovich
 • City117.5 km2 (45.4 sq mi)
 • City187,900
 • Metro
Time zoneUTC+2 (Israel Standard Time (IST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (Israel Summer Time (IDT))
Area code+972 (Israel) + 8 (South)
(in Hebrew)

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References change

  1. "CBS 2009 estimate" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-11-21. Retrieved 2010-07-04.

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  Media related to Beersheba at Wikimedia Commons