|• Also spelled||al-Zababida (official)
|• Type||Village Council (from 1995)|
|• Jurisdiction||5,719 dunams (5.7 km2 or 2.2 sq mi)|
Zababdeh or Zababida (Arabic: الزبابدة) is a Palestinian town in the northern West Bank located 15 km southeast of Jenin and 2 km from the Arab American University - Jenin. Its jurisdiction consists of 5,719 dunams, three-fifths being covered with olive and fig groves. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics 2007 census, there were 3,665 residents, of which roughly two-thirds are Christians, and by law the mayor has to be a Christian.
Twin towns – Sister cities
Zababdeh is twinned with:
- 2007 Locality Population Statistics. Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).
- al-Zababida الزبابده on Palestine Remembered
- 64% according to : "Zababdeh is one of the larger Villages with significant Christian populations in the north of the West Bank with 2,251 Christians out of 3,500 citizen."
- "Welcome to Zababdeh". Ixelles.be. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
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