|• Also spelled||'Amuria (official)
|• Type||Local Development Committee|
|• Head of Municipality||Sulaiman Hakawati|
'Ammuriya (Arabic: ﺔﻴﻭﺭﻤﻋ, also spelled 'Amuria) is a Palestinian village in the Nablus Governorate in the northern West Bank, located south of Nablus. Nearby localities include Iskaka to the north, al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya to the east, Abwein to the south, 'Arura and Mazari an-Nubani to the southwest and Salfit to the northwest. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) census, 'Ammuriya had a population of 302 in 2007. There were 48 households and five business establishments in the village.
In 1596, it appeared in Ottoman tax registers as "′Ammuriya", a village in the nahiya of Jabal Qubal in the liwa of Nablus. It had a population of 7 households and 1 bachelor, all Muslim. The villagers paid taxes on wheat, barley, summer crops, olive trees, goats and beehives, and a press for olive oils or grapes. In 1882, it was described as "A small village on high ground".
In the 1922 census of Palestine, conducted by the British Mandate authorities, the population was 69, all Muslim, while at the time of the 1931 census, Ammuriya had 19 occupied houses and a population of 85, all Muslim. In 1945 the population was 120 with 3111 dunams of land, according to an official land and population survey. Of this, 1753 dunams were used for cereals, while 6 dunams were built-up land.
- Ammuriya Profile. Jerusalem Media and Communications Center (JMCC). 2007-02-09.
- From Amorites, according to Palmer, 1881, p. 225
- 2007 PCBS Census. Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics. p. 110.
- Hütteroth and Abdulfattah, 1977, p. 136.
- Conder and Kitchener, 1882, SWP II, p. 283
- Barron, 1923, Table IX, Sub-district of Nablus, p. 25
- Mills, 1932, p. 59
- Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 59
- Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 105
- Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 155
- Perlmann, Vol 1, Tab 2: 'Ammuriya
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- Barron, J. B., ed. (1923). Palestine: Report and General Abstracts of the Census of 1922. Government of Palestine.
- Conder, Claude Reignier; Kitchener, H. H. (1882). The Survey of Western Palestine: Memoirs of the Topography, Orography, Hydrography, and Archaeology 2. London: Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund.
- Hadawi, Sami (1970), Village Statistics of 1945: A Classification of Land and Area ownership in Palestine, Palestine Liberation Organization Research Center
- Hütteroth, Wolf-Dieter; Abdulfattah, Kamal (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.
- Mills, E., ed. (1932). Census of Palestine 1931. Population of Villages, Towns and Administrative Areas. Jerusalem: Government of Palestine.
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- Perlmann, Joel: The 1967 Census of the West Bank and Gaza Strip: A Digitized Version. Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.: Levy Economics Institute of Bard College. November 2011 – February 2012. [Digitized from: Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 1967 Conducted in the Areas Administered by the IDF, Vols. 1–5 (1967–70), and Census of Population and Housing: East Jerusalem, Parts 1 and 2 (1968–70).]