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For the village in Azerbaijan, see Şəlvə, Lachin.
Founded 1952
Founded by Libyan immigrants
Council Shafir
Region Western Negev
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Coordinates 31°33′49″N 34°46′5″E / 31.56361°N 34.76806°E / 31.56361; 34.76806Coordinates: 31°33′49″N 34°46′5″E / 31.56361°N 34.76806°E / 31.56361; 34.76806
Shalva is located in Israel

Shalva (Hebrew: שַׁלְוָה‎, lit. Serenity) is a moshav shitufi in southern Israel. Located in the southern Shephelah near Kiryat Gat, it falls under the jurisdiction of Shafir Regional Council. In 2006, it had a population of 436.

The moshav was founded in 1952 by immigrants mostly from Libya. Its name is taken from the book of Psalms 122:6.


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