Karma, Hebron

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Karma
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic كرمة
Karma is located in the Palestinian territories
Karma
Karma
Location of Karma within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 31°27′07.70″N 35°01′31.50″E / 31.4521389°N 35.0254167°E / 31.4521389; 35.0254167Coordinates: 31°27′07.70″N 35°01′31.50″E / 31.4521389°N 35.0254167°E / 31.4521389; 35.0254167
Governorate Hebron
Government
 • Type Village council
Population (2007)
 • Jurisdiction 1,386
Name meaning The ruin of the vineyard[1]

Karma (Arabic: كرمة‎‎) is a Palestinian village located nineteen kilometers south-west of Hebron. The village is in the Hebron Governorate Southern West Bank.

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In 1883 the Palestine Exploration Fund's Survey of Western Palestine (SWP) found here "traces of ruins".[2]

According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the village had a population of 1,386 in 2007.[3] The primary health care facilities for the village are at Qila designated by the Ministry of Health as level 1.[4]

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