Majdal Bani Fadil
|Majdal Bani Fadil|
|• Arabic||مجدل بني فاضل|
Majdal Bani Fadil
|• Type||Village council|
|• Head of Municipality||Walid Othman|
|• Jurisdiction||28,000 dunams (28.0 km2 or 10.8 sq mi)|
Majdal Bani Fadil (Arabic: مجدل بني فاضل) is a Palestinian town in the Nablus Governorate in northern West Bank, located 23 kilometers (14 mi) southeast of Nablus. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), the town had a population of 2,382 inhabitants in 2007.
Majdal Bani Fadil is under the local administration of a nine-member village council headed by Walid Othman. Most of the village's residents are from the Othman and Zayn ad-Din clans. The main economic activities are herding and agriculture, specifically olives, grapes, prunes and figs. The main road connecting Majdal Bani Fadil to Ramallah and Nablus and Jericho has been closed off to the village since 2000 during the Second Intifada.
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- Welcome To Majdal Bani Fadil
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- Majdal Bani Fadil, areal photo, ARIJ
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