|• ISO 259||Dimonah|
Aerial view of Dimona
|• Mayor||Benny Bitton|
|• Total||29,877 dunams (29.877 km2 or 11.536 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)|
Dimona (Hebrew: דִּימוֹנָה) is an Israeli city in the Negev desert, 36 kilometres (22 mi) to the south of Beersheba and 35 kilometres (22 mi) west of the Dead Sea above the Arava valley in the Southern District of Israel. In 2017 its population was 33,666. The Shimon Peres Negev Nuclear Research Center, colloquially known as the Dimona Reactor, is located 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) southeast of the city.