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Nablus
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 • Arabic نابلس
 • Also spelled Nabulus (offeecial)
 • Hebrew שכם
Auld ceety o Nablus an Mount Gerizim in backgrund
Nablus is located in the Palestinian territories
Nablus
Nablus
Location o Nablus athin Palestine
Coordinates: 32°13′13″N 35°16′44″E / 32.22028°N 35.27889°E / 32.22028; 35.27889
Govrenorate Nablus
Foondit 72 CE
Government
 • Type Ceety (from 1995)
 • Heid o Municipality Adly Yaish
Area
 • Jurisdiction 28,564 dunams (28.6 km2 or 11.0 sq mi)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Jurisdiction 126,132
Website www.nablus.org

Nablus (Arabic: نابلسNāblus [næːblʊs] ( listen), Ebreu: שכםŠəḵem, Biblical Shechem ISO 259-3 Škem) is a Palestinian ceety in the northren Wast Bank, approximately 63 kilometers (39 mi) north o Jerusalem, wi a population o 126,132.[1] Locatit in a strategic position atween Munt Ebal an Munt Gerizim, it is the caipital o the Nablus Govrenorate an a Palestinian commercial an cultural center.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns an sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Nablus is twinned, or haes sister ceety relationships wi:[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2007 Locality Population Statistics. Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).
  2. "Twinning with Palestine". Britain – Palestine Twinning Network. Retrieved 2008-04-24. 
  3. "Lile Facts & Figures". Mairie-Lille.fr. Retrieved 2007-12-17. [deid airtin]
  4. "Poznań Official Website – Twin Towns". Flag of Poland.svg (in Polish) © 1998–2008 Urząd Miasta Poznania. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  5. "Twinned Cities". Nablus Municipality. Archived from the original on January 3, 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-24.