Kafr Jammal

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Kufr Jammal
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 • Arabic كفر جمّال
Kufr Jammal
Kufr Jammal
Kufr Jammal is located in the Palestinian territories
Kufr Jammal
Kufr Jammal
Location of Kufr Jammal within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 32°13′31.03″N 35°02′38.58″E / 32.2252861°N 35.0440500°E / 32.2252861; 35.0440500Coordinates: 32°13′31.03″N 35°02′38.58″E / 32.2252861°N 35.0440500°E / 32.2252861; 35.0440500
Governorate Tulkarm
 • Type Village council
Population (2006)
 • Jurisdiction 2,550
Name meaning The village of camels

Kafr Jammal (Arabic: كفر جمّال‎‎), is a Palestinian town in the Tulkarm Governorate in the western edge of the West Bank. It is located about halfway between Qalqilyah and Tulkarm, and has a population of around 3,000. The village is mainly agricultural, and mostly raises olive and citrus crops. Kafr Jammal is at an altitude of 257 meters, and is bordered by Falamya in the west, Kafr Zibad in the east, Jayyous in the south, and Kafr Sur to the north.

Kafr Jammal enjoys good relations with neighboring territories, and heavy education and commercial exchange take place among them. The village is also notable for having a large diaspora outside the West Bank, mostly in Jordan, but also in Saudi Arabia and the United States. Kafr Jammal's population follow the Hanbali and Shafi'i fiqh (schools of Sunni Islam).


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