Qabatiya ( Arabic: , also spelled قباطية Qabatia; Hebrew: קבטיה) is a Palestinian city located in the Jenin Governorate in the northern West Bank 6 km south of Jenin. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) census, the town had a population of 19,197 in 2007. [1 ]
Its total land area consists of 50,547
dunams and it is situated approximately 256m above sea level. Qabatiya is famous for its [2 ] olive groves, modern agriculture, and limestone industry. It is a part of the Jenin Governorate.
Salah al-Din mosque in the town of Qabatiya.
Teachers at the boys' high school, 1980.
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