Al-Majd, Hebron

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al-Majd
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic خربة المجد
al-Majd is located in the Palestinian territories
al-Majd
al-Majd
Location of al-Majd within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 31°28′50.14″N 34°57′00.97″E / 31.4805944°N 34.9502694°E / 31.4805944; 34.9502694Coordinates: 31°28′50.14″N 34°57′00.97″E / 31.4805944°N 34.9502694°E / 31.4805944; 34.9502694
Governorate Hebron
Government
 • Type Village council
Population (2007)
 • Jurisdiction 1,925
Name meaning Glory[1]

al-Majd (Arabic: خربة المجد‎‎) is a Palestinian village located eighteen kilometers south-west of Hebron.The village is in the Hebron Governorate Southern West Bank.

History[edit]

In 1883 the Palestine Exploration Fund's Survey of Western Palestine (SWP) found here "Caves, cisterns, and pillar shafts; a ruined chapel seems to have stood there".[2]

According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the village had a population of 1,925 in 2007.[3]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Palmer, 1881, p. 404
  2. ^ Conder and Kitchener, 1883, SWP |II, p. 375
  3. ^ 2007 PCBS Census Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics. p.119.

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