An-Nazla ash-Sharqiya

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an-Nazla ash-Sharqiya
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic النزله الشرقيه
 • Also spelled an-Nazleh ash-Sharqiyeh (official)
an-Nazla ash-Sharqiya is located in the Palestinian territories
an-Nazla ash-Sharqiya
an-Nazla ash-Sharqiya
Location of an-Nazla ash-Sharqiya within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 32°24′42″N 35°06′29″E / 32.41167°N 35.10806°E / 32.41167; 35.10806Coordinates: 32°24′42″N 35°06′29″E / 32.41167°N 35.10806°E / 32.41167; 35.10806
Palestine grid 160/202
Governorate Tulkarm
Government
 • Type Village council
Population (2006)
 • Jurisdiction 1,647
Name meaning The eastern settlement. The word is applied to small suburbs of a village.[1]

An-Nazla ash-Sharqiya (Arabic: النزله الشرقيه‎) is a Palestinian village in the Tulkarm Governorate in the eastern West Bank, located 18 kilometers North-east of Tulkarm.

History[edit]

Pottery remains from the Middle Ages have been found here.[2]

Ottoman era[edit]

Pottery remains from the Ottoman era have been found here.[2]

In 1882, the Palestine Exploration Fund's Survey of Western Palestine described Nuzlet ash Sherkiyeh as "a small hamlet, with a well to the south, and a few olives. It stands on high ground, and has a palm tree near."[3]

British Mandate era[edit]

In the 1931 census of Palestine, conducted by the British Mandate authorities, Nazla ash Sharqiya had a population of 256 Muslims, in a total of 52 houses.[4]

In 1945 the population of Nazla esh Sharqiya was 300 Muslims,[5] with 4,840 dunams of land according to an official land and population survey.[6] Of this, 723 dunams were plantations and irrigable land, 268 were used for cereals,[7] while 5 dunams were built-up (urban) land.[8]

Jordanian era[edit]

In the wake of the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, and after the 1949 Armistice Agreements, An-Nazla ash-Sharqiya came under Jordanian rule.

In 1961, the population of Nazla Sharqiya was 507.[9]

Post 1967[edit]

After the Six-Day War in 1967, An-Nazla ash-Sharqiya has been under Israeli occupation.

According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, an-Nazla ash-Sharqiya had a population of approximately 1,647 inhabitants in mid-year 2006.[10] 5.4% of the population of an-Nazla ash-Sharqiya were refugees in 1997.[11] The healthcare facilities for an-Nazla ash-Sharqiya and the villagers of an-Nazla al Wusta are based in an-Nazla ash-Sharqiya, where the facilities are designated as MOH level 2.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Palmer, 1881, p. 189
  2. ^ a b Zertal, 2016, pp. 362-363
  3. ^ Conder and Kitchener, 1882, SWP II, p. 153
  4. ^ Mills, 1932, p. 70
  5. ^ Department of Statistics, 1945, p. 21
  6. ^ Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 76
  7. ^ Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 127
  8. ^ Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 177
  9. ^ Government of Jordan, 1964, p. 27
  10. ^ Projected Mid -Year Population for Tulkarm Governorate by Locality 2004- 2006 Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.
  11. ^ Palestinian Population by Locality and Refugee Status Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
  12. ^ Health care Facilities Tulkarm Governorate

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