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Qalansawe
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu קַלַנְסֻוָה
 • ISO 259 Qalansuwa
 • Translit. Kalansuwa or Qalansuwa
 • An aw spelt Kalansoueh,[1] Qalansuwa (unoffeecial)
Arabic transcription(s)
 • Arabic قلنسوة
Qalansawe is located in Israel
Qalansawe
Qalansawe
Coordinates: 32°16′56.34″N 34°59′0.27″E / 32.2823167°N 34.9834083°E / 32.2823167; 34.9834083Coordinates: 32°16′56.34″N 34°59′0.27″E / 32.2823167°N 34.9834083°E / 32.2823167; 34.9834083
Destrict Center
Government
 • Type Ceety
 • Heid o Municipality (Incumbent: Abdel Baset Salame - Mahmoud Kahdega)
Area
 • Total 7,800 dunams (7.8 km2 or 3.0 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 18,500

Qalansawe an aa spelled Qalansuwa (Arabic: قلنسوة‎, Ebreu: קַלַנְסֻוָה‎‎) is a ceety in the Center Destrict o Israel. Accordin tae the Israel Central Bureau o Statistics (CBS), at the end o 2007, the ceety haed a total population o 18,500[2] makin it the 2nt smawest ceety in the kintra. It is pairt o the triangle.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, in 2001 the ethnic makeup o the ceety wis virtually aw Arab Muslims athoot significant Jewish population. See Population groups in Israel. There wur 7,700 males an 7,300 females. The population o the ceety wis spread oot wi 53.2% 19 years o age or younger, 17.1% atween 20 an 29, 17.9% atween 30 an 44, 8.0% frae 45 tae 59, 1.6% frae 60 tae 64, an 2.2% 65 years o age or aulder. The population growth rate in 2001 wis 3.5%.

Accordin tae the Israeli govrenment, internal family marriages hae been common in Qalansawe, which wis foondit bi a haundful o families. As a result, the residents bear abuin-average genetic diseases, notably hearin impairment.[3]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1596, Qalansawa appeared in Ottoman tax registers as being in the Nahiya o Bani Sa'b o the Liwa o Nablus. It haed a population o 29 Muslim hoosehaulds an paid taxes on wheat, barley, simmercrops, olives, goats or beehives, an a press for olives or graphs.[4]

Income[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, as o 2000, in the ceety there wur 2,230 salaried wirkers an 396 are sel-employed. The mean monthly wage in 2000 for a salaried wirker in the ceety is ILS 3,854, a real chynge o 4.0% ower the course o 2000. Salaried males hae a mean monthly wage o ILS 4,412 (a real chynge o 5.6%) versus ILS 2,162 for females (a real chynge o -12.4%). The mean income for the sel-employed is 3,764. There are 141 fowk who receive unemployment benefits an 1,891 fowk who receive an income guarantee.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae CBS, there are 7 schuils an 3,792 students in the ceety. They are spread oot as 4 elementary schuils an 2,223 elementary schuil students, an 4 heich schuils an 1,569 heich schuil students. 49.3% o 12t grade students wur entitled tae a matriculation certificate in 2001.

See an aa[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Guerin, 1874, p. 350 ff.
  2. "Table 3 - Population of Localities Numbering Above 1,000 Residents and Other Rural Population". Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2008-06-30. Retrieved 2008-10-18. 
  3. Warzberger, Rachel (2001-03-19). "Close Family Marriages and Polygamy" (RTF). Knesset. Archived from the original on 2012-12-18. Retrieved 2008-07-26.  (Ebreu)
  4. Wolf-Dieter Hütteroth and Kamal Abdulfattah (1977). Historical Geography of Palestine, Transjordan and Southern Syria in the Late 16th Century. Erlanger Geographische Arbeiten, Sonderband 5. Erlangen, Germany: Vorstand der Fränkischen Geographischen Gesellschaft. p. 139.