Kardala

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Kardala
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 • Arabic كردلة
Kardala is located in the Palestinian territories
Kardala
Kardala
Location of Kardala within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 32°22′45.32″N 35°29′31.63″E / 32.3792556°N 35.4921194°E / 32.3792556; 35.4921194Coordinates: 32°22′45.32″N 35°29′31.63″E / 32.3792556°N 35.4921194°E / 32.3792556; 35.4921194
Governorate Tubas
Government
 • Type Village council
Population (2006)
 • Jurisdiction 160

Kardala (Arabic: كردلة‎‎) is a Palestinian hamlet located in the Tubas Governorate, 13 kilometers northeast of Tubas adjacent to Bardala in the west and Ein al-Beida in the east. It had a population of 160 inhabitants in 2006. It is located on the eastern foothills of the northern Jordan Valley on a fertile plain of land. It is situated at a low elevation of -99 meters below sea level.[1]

Kardala was established in the 1930s. The founders were members of the Daraghmah clan from Tubas who worked as farmers and raised livestock. After the 1948-Arab Israeli War, the A’Hashah family from the Gaza area migrated here as Palestinian refugees. Despite being under the population limit, Kardala is governed by a village council, although instead of consisting of seven members, the council is made up of three members.[1]

Nearly all working residents, spend their livelihoods in agriculture. Of the hamlet's 800 dunams, 250 are arable lands. The built-up area of the village is 30 dunams. Working residents comprise 66% of the population, of which women represent 31%. The average income is 1,000 NIS. There are no schools or health centers in the village, however, a health clinic is being built. About 85% the residents are literate and attend schools in Bardala. Most university students go to the al-Quds Open University campus in Tubas.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Kardala Village Profile Applied Research Institute - Jerusalem. February 2006.

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