|• Also spelled||al-Araqa (official)
Araqah as seen from the Shahak Industrial Park
|• Type||Village council|
Araqah (Arabic: عرقه) is a Palestinian town in the Jenin Governorate in the Northern area of the West Bank, located 15 kilometers West of Jenin. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the town had a population of over 2,124 inhabitants in mid-year 2006.
On 27 April 2015 an eighteen-year-old youth from the village died after being shot the previous day by Israel soldiers.
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