|• Arabic||النزله الشرقيه|
|• Also spelled||an-Nazleh ash-Sharqiyeh (official)|
|• Type||Village council|
|Name meaning||The eastern settlement. The word is applied to small suburbs of a village.|
Pottery remains from the Middle Ages have been found here.
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."
British Mandate era
In 1945 the population of Nazla esh Sharqiya was 300 Muslims, with 4,840 dunams of land according to an official land and population survey. Of this, 723 dunams were plantations and irrigable land, 268 were used for cereals, while 5 dunams were built-up (urban) land.
In 1961, the population of Nazla Sharqiya was 507.
According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, an-Nazla ash-Sharqiya had a population of approximately 1,647 inhabitants in mid-year 2006. 5.4% of the population of an-Nazla ash-Sharqiya were refugees in 1997. 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.
- Palmer, 1881, p. 189
- Zertal, 2016, pp. 362-363
- Conder and Kitchener, 1882, SWP II, p. 153
- Mills, 1932, p. 70
- Department of Statistics, 1945, p. 21
- Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 76
- Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 127
- Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 177
- Government of Jordan, 1964, p. 27
- Projected Mid -Year Population for Tulkarm Governorate by Locality 2004- 2006 Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.
- Palestinian Population by Locality and Refugee Status Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
- Health care Facilities Tulkarm Governorate
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