Ramat Negev Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית רמת נגב‎, Mo'atza Azorit Ramat Negev, lit. Negev Heights Regional Council) is a regional council in the Negev desert in Israel. The largest regional council in the country, its headquarters are located on Highway 40 between Mashabei Sadeh and Tlalim.


Ramat Negev has no towns or cities, and is composed entirely of kibbutzim, moshavim and communal settlements. Two of them (Revivim and Sde Boker) are notable as former residences of Prime Ministers Golda Meir and David Ben-Gurion respectively.

Kibbutzim Moshavim Communal settlements


Ramat Negev contains many tourist sites, particularly archaeological ruins including the ancient incense route cities of Avdat, Haluza, Nitzana, Shivta (three of them now a World Heritage site), as well as some of the Makhteshim.

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Coordinates: 30°52′N 34°47′E / 30.867°N 34.783°E / 30.867; 34.783ca:Alts del Nègueb cs:Oblastní rada Ramat ha-Negev

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