|• Arabic||دير غزالة|
|• Also spelled||Deir Ghazala (official)
Dayr Ghazzalah (unofficial)
|• Type||Local Development Committee|
|• Jurisdiction||6,588 dunams (6.6 km2 or 2.5 sq mi)|
|Name meaning||"Monastery of the gazelle"|
Deir Ghazaleh (Arabic: دير غزالة) is a Palestinian village in the northern West Bank, located nine kilometers northeast of Jenin in the Jenin Governorate. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, Deir Ghazaleh had a population of over 850 inhabitants in mid-year 2006, mostly Muslims with a large Christian minority.
The main source of water is the large groundwater aquifer underlying the West Bank. A well on the outskirts of the village, called the Abu ´Ahed well, supplies water to the village and surrounding communities.
Education and culture
A library was established in Deir Ghazaleh under the auspices of the Program for the Social Empowerment of Rural Women. The Deir Ghazaleh Women’s club, established in 1997, offers training course and workshops for local women.
- Projected Mid -Year Population for Jenin Governorate by Locality 2004- 2006 Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
- PMC - Permanent Issues - Water
- Field Reports: Occupied Palestinian Territory, OPT: Water and Sanitation, Hygiene Monitoring Project - Summary Report # 8 (Jan, Feb, and Mar 2004)
- PARC Agricultural Development Association
- The Rural Women's Development Society
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