|• Also spelled||Hussan (official)
|• Head of Municipality||Jamal Sabatin|
|• Jurisdiction||7,134 dunams (7.1 km2 or 2.7 sq mi)|
Husan (Arabic: حوسان) is a Palestinian town located north of the Gush Etzion Regional Council, nine kilometers west of Bethlehem, in the Bethlehem Governorate. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, Husan had a population of 5,511 in 2007.
In Arabic, "husan" means goodness and beauty. The name may also be derived from Hassan monastery, which later became Husan.
In 2009, there were five public schools in Husan, two for girls and three for boys, run by the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education.
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- 2007 PCBS Census Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics. p.117.
- Husan profile
- Hussan Old Core The Centre for Cultural Heritage Preservation
- Husan: A Palestinian Village Undergoes the Segregation Wall Applied Research Institute - Jerusalem
- Life in Husan
- Husan Village (Fact Sheet)
- Husan Areal Photo
- The priorities and needs for development in Husan village based on the community and local authorities’ assessment