Furush Beit Dajan

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Furush Beit Dajan
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic فروش بيت دجن
 • Also spelled Froush Beit Dajan (official)
Furush Bayt Dajan (unofficial)
Furush Beit Dajan is located in the Palestinian territories
Furush Beit Dajan
Furush Beit Dajan
Location of Furush Beit Dajan within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 32°12′25.20″N 35°26′38.27″E / 32.2070000°N 35.4439639°E / 32.2070000; 35.4439639Coordinates: 32°12′25.20″N 35°26′38.27″E / 32.2070000°N 35.4439639°E / 32.2070000; 35.4439639
Governorate Nablus
Government
 • Type Village council
Population (2006)
 • Jurisdiction 1,160

Furush Beit Dajan (Arabic: فروش بيت دجن‎‎) is a Palestinian village in the northern West Bank, located 10 kilometers east of Nablus and a part of the Nablus Governorate. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the village had a population of approximately 1,160 inhabitants in 2006.[1]

Most of Furush Beit Dajan's residents are Bedouins or descendants of Bedouins who migrated from the village of Yattir in the Negev desert after being evicted by Israeli authorities in 1952. Most have abandoned their nomadic lifestyle and have adapted to farming. However, many still herd sheep and goats to the north of the village where there is a natural grazing area. Furush Beit Dajan receives most of its water from springs in the southern part of the village.[2]

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