Shechanya

Synonyms:
Shecaniah, sh’-khan-YAH, שְׁכַנְיָה
Shekhanya (Wikipedia)
Shekhanya
Shekhanya in lower galilee.JPG
Shekhanya is located in Northwest Israel
Shekhanya
Shekhanya
Coordinates: 32°50′52.44″N 35°14′52.79″E / 32.8479000°N 35.2479972°E / 32.8479000; 35.2479972Coordinates: 32°50′52.44″N 35°14′52.79″E / 32.8479000°N 35.2479972°E / 32.8479000; 35.2479972
DistrictNorthern
CouncilMisgav
AffiliationAgricultural Union
Founded1980
Population
(2017)
796
Websitewww.shekhanya.org.il

Shekhanya (Hebrew:

שְׁכַנְיָה‬) is a community settlement in northern Israel. It is named after a priest family from the Bible (2 Chronicles 24:11). Located in the Galilee between Karmiel and Shefa-'Amr, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 796.

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