Beer Sheba

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Beer Sheba
בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע (Hebrew)

بئر السبع (Arabic)
View of Beer Sheba from the air

Coat of arms
Coordinates: 31°14′N 34°47′E / 31.233°N 34.783°E / 31.233; 34.783Coordinates: 31°14′N 34°47′E / 31.233°N 34.783°E / 31.233; 34.783
Country  Israel
District South (Mehoz Ha’Darom)
Settled about 4,000 B.C.E.
 • Mayor Rubik Danilovich
 • City 117.5 km2 (45.4 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • City 187,900
 • Metro 592,800
Time zone Israel Standard Time (IST) (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) Israel Summer Time (IDT) (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +972 (Israel) + 7 (South)

Beer Sheba is a city on the northern edge of the Negev region in Israel.

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