Qaryut

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Qaryout
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic قريوت
 • Also spelled Qaryout (official)
Karyut (unofficial)
Qaryout is located in the Palestinian territories
Qaryout
Qaryout
Location of Qaryout within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 32°04′15.34″N 35°17′38.44″E / 32.0709278°N 35.2940111°E / 32.0709278; 35.2940111Coordinates: 32°04′15.34″N 35°17′38.44″E / 32.0709278°N 35.2940111°E / 32.0709278; 35.2940111
Governorate Nablus
Government
 • Type Village Council
Population (2006)
 • Jurisdiction 2,469

Qaryout (Arabic: قريوت‎) is a Palestinian village of nearly 2,500 in the Nablus Governorate in the northern West Bank, located 28 kilometers (17 mi) southeast of Nablus. Western travelers identified Qaryut with the ancient Coreae.[1]

According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), Qaryut had a population of 2,469 inhabitants in mid-year 2006.[2]

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Bibliography[edit]

  • The Comparative Geography of Palestine and the Sinaitic Peninsula, T. & T. Clark, 1886