Mikhmas

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For the Biblical locality, see Michmash.
Mukhmas
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic مُخماس
Mikhmas from the west
Mikhmas from the west
Mukhmas is located in the Palestinian territories
Mukhmas
Mukhmas
Location of Mukhmas within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 31°52′22.14″N 35°16′36.69″E / 31.8728167°N 35.2768583°E / 31.8728167; 35.2768583Coordinates: 31°52′22.14″N 35°16′36.69″E / 31.8728167°N 35.2768583°E / 31.8728167; 35.2768583
Governorate Jerusalem
Government
 • Type Village council
Population (2006)
 • Jurisdiction 1,878

Mikhmas (Arabic: مُخماس‎‎) is a Palestinian town in the Jerusalem Governorate, located 8 kilometers Northeast of Jerusalem in the central West Bank. According to a census conducted in 1931 by the British Mandate authorities, Mikhmas had a population of 404 inhabitants, in 80 houses.[1] According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the town had a population of 1,878 in 2006.[2]

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