Zeita Jamma'in

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This article is about the Palestinian village in the Nablus Governorate. For other places, see Zeita (disambiguation).
Zeita Jamma'in
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic جمّاعين
 • Also spelled Zayta Jamma'in (official)
Zeita (unofficial)
Zeita Jamma'in is located in the Palestinian territories
Zeita Jamma'in
Zeita Jamma'in
Location of Zeita Jamma'in within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 32°08′N 35°11′E / 32.133°N 35.183°E / 32.133; 35.183Coordinates: 32°08′N 35°11′E / 32.133°N 35.183°E / 32.133; 35.183
Governorate Nablus
Government
 • Type Municipality
Population (2006)
 • Jurisdiction 1,962
Name meaning "The [olive] oil of Jamma'in"

Zeita Jamma'in (Arabic: جمّاعين‎) is a Palestinian village in the Nablus Governorate in northern West Bank, located 16 kilometers southwest of Nablus. The village is located just north of Jamma'in, from which the village receives its name. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), Zeita Jamma'in had a population of 1,962 inhabitants in mid-year 2006.[1]

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According to the 1931 census, taken by the British Mandate of Palestine authorities, Zeita had 113 occupied houses and a population of 404 Muslims and 1 Christian.[2]

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