Al-Ras

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al-Ras
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic الرأس
 • Also spelled ar-Ras (official)
al-Ras is located in the Palestinian territories
al-Ras
al-Ras
Location of al-Ras within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 32°15′05.64″N 35°03′43.13″E / 32.2515667°N 35.0619806°E / 32.2515667; 35.0619806Coordinates: 32°15′05.64″N 35°03′43.13″E / 32.2515667°N 35.0619806°E / 32.2515667; 35.0619806
Governorate Tulkarm
Government
 • Type Village council
Population (2006)
 • Jurisdiction 506

al-Ras (Arabic: الرأس‎‎) is a Palestinian village in the Tulkarm Governorate in the eastern West Bank, located 7 kilometers South-east of Tulkarm. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Ras had a population of approximately 506 inhabitants in mid-year 2006.[1] 11.1% of the population of al-Ras were refugees in 1997.[2] The healthcare facilities for al-Ras are based in Kafr Sur, where the facilities are designated as MOH level 2.[3]

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