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Nablus
Ither transcription(s)
 • Arabic نابلس
 • An aa spelled Nabulus (official)
Nablus, June 2014
Nablus, June 2014
Offeecial logo o Nablus
Municipal Seal o Nablus
Nablus is locatit in the Palestinian territories
Nablus
Nablus
Location o Nablus within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 32°13′13″N 35°16′44″E / 32.22028°N 35.27889°E / 32.22028; 35.27889Coordinates: 32°13′13″N 35°16′44″E / 32.22028°N 35.27889°E / 32.22028; 35.27889
Palestine grid 174/180
Govrenorate Nablus
Foondit 72 CE
Govrenment
 • Teep Ceety (from 1995)
 • Heid o Municipality Ghassan Shakaa[1]
Aurie
 • Jurisdiction 28.6 km2 (11.0 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Jurisdiction 214,903
Wabsteid www.nablus.org

Nablus (Arabic: نابلسNāblus [næːblʊs] ( listen), Ebreu: שכם‎‎ Šəḵem, 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.[2] Locatit in a strategic poseetion 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:[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Abdullah H. Erakat, Nablus Handicrafts Project Aims for Regional Tourism The Medialine, 24 Februar 2014
  2. 2007 Locality Population Statistics. Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).
  3. "Twinning with Palestine". Britain – Palestine Twinning Network. Retrieved 2008-04-24. 
  4. "Lile Facts & Figures". Mairie-Lille.fr. Retrieved 2007-12-17. [deid airtin]
  5. "Poznań Official Website – Twin Towns". Flag of Poland.svg (in Polish) © 1998–2008 Urząd Miasta Poznania. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  6. "Twinned Cities". Nablus Municipality. Archived frae the oreeginal on January 3, 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-24.