Otniel

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Synonyms:
Othniel, ot-nee-AYL, עָתְנִיאֵל
Otniel (Wikipedia)
Otniel

עָתְנִיאֵל
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Otniel is located in the Southern West Bank
Otniel
Otniel
Coordinates: 31°26′23″N 35°01′44″E / 31.43972°N 35.02889°E / 31.43972; 35.02889Coordinates: 31°26′23″N 35°01′44″E / 31.43972°N 35.02889°E / 31.43972; 35.02889
DistrictJudea and Samaria Area
CouncilHar Hebron
RegionWest Bank
AffiliationAmana
Founded1983
Population
(2017)
1,003

Otniel (Hebrew: עָתְנִיאֵל‬) is a Jewish Orthodox Israeli settlement in the West Bank. Located in the southern Judaean Mountains, south of Hebron, it falls under the jurisdiction of Har Hebron Regional Council. In 2017, it had a population of 1,003.

The international community considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law, but the Israeli government disputes this.

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