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Avdon
Founded 1952
Founded by Persian and Tunisian Jews
Council Ma'ale Yosef
Region Galilee
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Coordinates 33°2′53.87″N 35°10′49.8″E / 33.0482972°N 35.1805°E / 33.0482972; 35.1805Coordinates: 33°2′53.87″N 35°10′49.8″E / 33.0482972°N 35.1805°E / 33.0482972; 35.1805
Avdon is located in Israel
Avdon

Avdon (Hebrew: עַבְדּוֹן‎) is a moshav in northern Israel. Located near Shlomi, it falls under the jurisdiction of Ma'ale Yosef Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 471.

The village was established in 1952 by immigrants from Iran and Tunisia, and was initially named Kfar Avdon (lit. Avdon Village) after the biblical city of Abdon in Asher tribe (Joshua 21:30), which was located in the area.


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