Bizziriya

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Bizziriya
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic بزاريا
 • Also spelled Bazzariya (official)
Bizziriya
Bizziriya
Bizziriya is located in the Palestinian territories
Bizziriya
Bizziriya
Location of Bizziriya within Palestine
Coordinates: 32°18′27.80″N 35°09′58.49″E / 32.3077222°N 35.1662472°E / 32.3077222; 35.1662472Coordinates: 32°18′27.80″N 35°09′58.49″E / 32.3077222°N 35.1662472°E / 32.3077222; 35.1662472
Governorate Nablus
Government
 • Type Village council
 • Head of Municipality Ahmad Hamad
Population (2007)
 • Jurisdiction 2,252

Bizziriya or Bazzariya (Arabic: بزاريا‎) is a Palestinian village in the West Bank, located 20 kilometers northwest of Nablus at the northernmost point of the Nablus Governorate. It is situated in a valley, having an altitude of 460 meters above sea level. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, Bizziriya had a population of over 2,252 inhabitants in 2007.[1] In 1997, 7.3% of Bizziriya's residents were refugees. The village's prominent families are Hamad, Hassan, Awad and Salem.[2]

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