Ramin, Tulkarm

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Ramin
Other transcription(s)
 • Also spelled Rameen (official)
Ramin is located in the Palestinian territories
Ramin
Ramin
Location of Ramin within Palestine
Coordinates: 32°17′03.15″N 35°08′57.28″E / 32.2842083°N 35.1492444°E / 32.2842083; 35.1492444Coordinates: 32°17′03.15″N 35°08′57.28″E / 32.2842083°N 35.1492444°E / 32.2842083; 35.1492444
Area
 • Jurisdiction 8,479 dunams (8.5 km2 or 3.3 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Jurisdiction 2,100

Ramin (Arabic:رامين) is a Palestinian village in the northeastern West Bank, located 15 kilometers east of Tulkarm in the Tulkarm Governorate. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the village had a population of approximately 2,100 inhabitants in mid-year 2006.[1] Ramin's population is made up of the families of Salman (34%), Zafer (23%), Hamad (33%) and Zeidan (10%).[2]

Ramin's total land area is about 8,500 dunams, of which 422 dunums is built-up area, about 500 dunams for quarries and 500 dunams for pastures. The nearby Israeli settlement of Enav was allocated 470 dunams. Ramin's remaining land is covered by olive and almond orchards.[3]

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