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.

Nablus
Ither transcription(s)
 • Arabicنابلس
 • An aa spelledNabulus (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 grid174/180
GovrenorateNablus
Foondit72 CE
Govrenment
 • TeepCeety (from 1995)
 • Heid o MunicipalityGhassan Shakaa[1]
Area
 • Jurisdiction28.6 km2 (11.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Jurisdiction214,903
Wabsteidwww.nablus.org

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns an sister ceetiesEedit

Nablus is twinned, or haes sister ceety relationships wi:[3]

ReferencesEedit

  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".   (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.