Majdal Bani Fadil

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Majdal Bani Fadil
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic مجدل بني فاضل
Majdal Bani Fadil
Majdal Bani Fadil
Majdal Bani Fadil is located in the Palestinian territories
Majdal Bani Fadil
Majdal Bani Fadil
Location of Majdal Bani Fadil within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 32°05′01″N 35°21′46″E / 32.08361°N 35.36278°E / 32.08361; 35.36278Coordinates: 32°05′01″N 35°21′46″E / 32.08361°N 35.36278°E / 32.08361; 35.36278
Governorate Nablus
Government
 • Type Village Council
 • Head of Municipality Walid Othman
Area
 • Jurisdiction 28,000 dunams (28.0 km2 or 10.8 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Jurisdiction 2,382

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.[1]

Majdal Bani Fadil is under the local administration of a nine-member village council headed by Walid Othman.[2] 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.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2007 PCBS Census. Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS). 2008.
  2. ^ Council Members. Majdal Bani Fadil Council.
  3. ^ Majdal Bani Fadil Village. Applied Research Institute-Jerusalem. 2010-07-02.