Mitzpe Yeriho

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    מִצְפֵּה יְרִחוֹ
    mitzpe yeriho.jpg
    mitzpe yeriho is located in the central west bank
    mitzpe yeriho
    mitzpe yeriho
    coordinates: 31°48′57.60″n 35°23′38.76″e / 31°48′57.60″n 35°23′38.76″e / 31.8160000; 35.3941000(2018)[1]2,453
    name meaningjericho lookout
    websiteofficial website

    mitzpe yeriho, also spelled mitzpeh yericho (hebrew: מִצְפֵּה יְרִיחוֹ, lit. jericho lookout), is a religious israeli settlement in the judaean desert. located 20 km east of jerusalem and 10 km east of ma'ale adummim along highway 1 in the judean desert, it is organised as a community settlement and falls under the jurisdiction of mateh binyamin regional council. in 2018 it had a population of 2,453.

    the international community considers israeli settlements in the west bank illegal under international law, but the israeli government disputes this.[2]

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Mitzpe Yeriho

מִצְפֵּה יְרִחוֹ
Mitzpe Yeriho.jpg
Mitzpe Yeriho is located in the Central West Bank
Mitzpe Yeriho
Mitzpe Yeriho
Coordinates: 31°48′57.60″N 35°23′38.76″E / 31°48′57.60″N 35°23′38.76″E / 31.8160000; 35.3941000(2018)[1]2,453
Name meaningJericho lookout
WebsiteOfficial website

Mitzpe Yeriho, also spelled Mitzpeh Yericho (Hebrew: מִצְפֵּה יְרִיחוֹ, lit. Jericho Lookout), is a religious Israeli settlement in the Judaean Desert. Located 20 km east of Jerusalem and 10 km east of Ma'ale Adummim along Highway 1 in the Judean desert, it is organised as a community settlement and falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Binyamin Regional Council. In 2018 it had a population of 2,453.

The international community considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law, but the Israeli government disputes this.[2]