Umm Salamuna

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Umm Salamuna
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic خربة ام سلمونه
 • Also spelled Um Salmonah (official)
Kirbat Umm Salamunah (unofficial)
Umm Salamuna is located in the Palestinian territories
Umm Salamuna
Umm Salamuna
Location of Umm Salamuna within Palestine
Coordinates: 31°38′35.49″N 35°10′04.44″E / 31.6431917°N 35.1679000°E / 31.6431917; 35.1679000Coordinates: 31°38′35.49″N 35°10′04.44″E / 31.6431917°N 35.1679000°E / 31.6431917; 35.1679000
Governorate Bethlehem
Government
 • Type Village council
Population (2007)
 • Jurisdiction 945

Umm Salamuna (Arabic: خربة ام سلمونه‎) is a Palestinian village located twelve kilometers South-west of Bethlehem. The village is in the Bethlehem Governorate in the southern West Bank. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the village had a population of 945 in 2007.[1] The primary healthcare is obtained in Beit Fajjar where the Ministry of Heath have classified the care facilities as level 3.[2]

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In the 1931 census the population of Umm Salamuna was counted together with Beit Fajjar, Marah Ma'alla and Marah Rabah. The total population was 1043, all Muslims, in 258 houses.[3]

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