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 kilometer (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
Official logo of Nablus
Municipal Seal o Nablus
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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
Websitewww.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 24 Apryle 2008.
  4. "Lile Facts & Figures". Mairie-Lille.fr. Retrieved 17 December 2007.[deid airtin]
  5. "Poznań Official Website – Twin Towns".   (in Polish) © 1998–2008 Urząd Miasta Poznania. Retrieved 29 November 2008.
  6. "Twinned Cities". Nablus Municipality. Archived frae the original on 3 Januar 2008. Retrieved 24 Apryle 2008.