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Elkana or Elqana is an Israeli settlement and local council in the north-western Samarian hills in the West Bank, located 3.1 km to the east of the Green Line and the city of Rosh HaAyin. It was founded in 1977 by a group from Gush Emunim of religious and non-religious Jews, and by it had a population of .

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