Deir Sharaf

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Deir Sharaf
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic دير شرف
 • Also spelled Dayr Sharaf (official)
Deir Sharaf is located in the Palestinian territories
Deir Sharaf
Deir Sharaf
Location of Deir Sharaf within Palestine
Coordinates: 32°15′15.10″N 35°11′17.45″E / 32.2541944°N 35.1881806°E / 32.2541944; 35.1881806Coordinates: 32°15′15.10″N 35°11′17.45″E / 32.2541944°N 35.1881806°E / 32.2541944; 35.1881806
Governorate Nablus
Government
 • Type Village Council
Population (2006)
 • Jurisdiction 2,759

Deir Sharaf (Arabic: دير شرف‎) is a Palestinian town in the Nablus Governorate in northern West Bank, located 9 kilometers northwest of Nablus. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), the town had a population of 2,759 inhabitants in mid-year 2006.[1]

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On 3 July 2014, Israeli authorities stated that they were confiscating 16 dunams of land near the village for what they called military purposes. 'Israeli authorities issued confiscation orders for 16 dunams of Palestinian land west of N,' Ma'an News Agency 3 July 2014.

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