Nablus Governorate

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The Nablus Governorate (Arabic: محافظة نابلسMuḥāfaẓat Nāblus; Hebrew: נפת שכםNafat Šxem) is an administrative district of Palestine located in the Central Highlands of the West Bank, 53 km north of Jerusalem. It covers the area around the city of Nablus which serves as the muhfaza (seat) of the governorate. The governor of the district is Mahmoud Aloul.

Nablus in Palestine.svg

Municipalities

Cities

Towns

The following localities have populations over 4,000 and municipal councils of 11-15 members.

Village councils

The following localities have populations above 1,000 and village councils of 3 to 9 members.

Refugee camps

See also

Sources

  • Administrative divisions in the Palestinian Territories
  • Nablus Governorate Website
  • [1]

Coordinates: 32°14′26″N 35°17′13.50″E / 32.24056°N 35.2870833°E / 32.24056; 35.2870833

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