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Local Council Gan-Yavne is situated on the main road between Tel-Aviv and Ashqelon (road no. 4). It was established in 1931, pop. 8,000. Gan Yavne (meaning Yavne Garden) is named after the old city of Yavne, in ancient times a major Jewish religious centre which later became a major crusader fort (Iblin). Gan Yavne has got an official emblem which includes two oranges and a lemon, field and houses placed on a Torah shape inside a white 'T' shape on a green background. The inner part of the emblem is this one. A small emblem in full can be seen at this website. Gan Yavne has got no official flag. In case of need it uses the emblem on a green bedsheet. Source: Letter from Mrs. Hadar, spokewomen of Local Council Gan Yavne (15 July 2001), including a desk flag from the Local Council.
Dov Gutterman, 14 August 2001
The municipal emblem was published in the official gazette (Rashumot), YP 1470, 29 August 1968.
Dov Gutterman, 4 September 2001