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ash Shawawra
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ash Shawawra is located in the Palestinian territories
ash Shawawra
ash Shawawra
Location of ash Shawawra within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 31°41′04.66″N 35°16′06.21″E / 31.6846278°N 35.2683917°E / 31.6846278; 35.2683917Coordinates: 31°41′04.66″N 35°16′06.21″E / 31.6846278°N 35.2683917°E / 31.6846278; 35.2683917
Governorate Bethlehem
 • Type Municipality
Population (2007)
 • Jurisdiction 3,737

Ash-Shawawra (Arabic: الشواورة‎‎) is a Palestinian village located twelve kilometers southeast of Bethlehem. The village is in the Bethlehem Governorate central West Bank. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the town had a population of over 3,737 in 2007.[1] The primary healthcare is obtained in Za'atara, where the Ministry of Health denotes the healthcare facilities as level 3.[2]


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