|• Also spelled||al-Asakira (official)
|• Type||Village council|
|• Jurisdiction||2,116 dunams (2.1 km2 or 0.8 sq mi)|
Al-Asakra (Arabic: العساكرة) is a Palestinian village in the Bethlehem Governorate in the south-central West Bank, located 4.5 kilometers southeast of Bethlehem. It is a part of the Jannatah municipality. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the village had a population of over 1,001 inhabitants in mid-year 2006.
Al-Asakra has a land area of 2,116 dunams and is a part of the larger Arab al-Ta'amira village cluster, lies between the towns of Tuqu' and Za'atara covering an area of 217,236 dunams (21 km²). Agriculture is the main economic activity of the region, which is located in Area 'C' and falls under the control of the Israel civil administration.
- Projected Mid -Year Population for Bethlehem Governorate by Locality 2004- 2006 Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
- Israeli Demolition Activities in the Village of al ‘Asakreh Applied Research Institute - Jerusalem 2 November 2007.
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