Niran (Hebrew: נערן or נִירָן) is a kibbutz and Israeli settlement in the West Bank. Located in the Jordan Valley near Jericho, it falls under the jurisdiction of Bik'at HaYarden Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 52.
The village was established in 1971 as a Nahal settlement, and was converted to a civilian kibbutz in 1977. It was named after the biblical city of Naaran.
The kibbutz has an industrial aria which includes factories for producing stretch films and other plastic films.
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