|Grid position||118/158 L|
|• Total||7.42 km2 (2.86 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||300 m (1,000 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||200 m (700 ft)|
|• Density||1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Etymology and meaning
There are many possibilities in determining the origin of the word "ebba; aba or ubba". They are either Syriac word "ܥ ܒ ܐ" may mean forest; or Arabic is derived from the word "ALEBB / العِبّ"; or linked to on behalf of a tribe or family "Abbou /عِبّو". But among the common people of the town that the word back to the original Syriac means the forest.
Area and location
The total area of this village is 7.42 km2, about 35% of the area of town occupied by full of buildings and institutions and the rest divided between agricultural land, republic land and WAQF land. The cultivated area is about 55% of the limits of the town, while the estimated length of the road network is about 35 km linear.
EBBA, is a majority Shia Muslims village with 8000 as a total population.
The name of families living in EBBA:
There are two schools in the village, one private school and one intermediate public school.
- Guérin, 1880, p. 530
- Guérin, Victor (1880). Description Géographique Historique et Archéologique de la Palestine (in French). 3: Galilee, pt. 2. Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale.
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