Misilyah

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Misilyah
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 • Arabic مسلية
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Misilyah is located in the Palestinian territories
Misilyah
Misilyah
Location of Misilyah within the Palestinian Territories
Coordinates: 32°23′12.45″N 35°17′16.58″E / 32.3867917°N 35.2879389°E / 32.3867917; 35.2879389Coordinates: 32°23′12.45″N 35°17′16.58″E / 32.3867917°N 35.2879389°E / 32.3867917; 35.2879389
Governorate Jenin
Government
 • Type Village council
Population (2006)
 • Jurisdiction 2,252

Misilyah (Arabic: مسلية‎) is a Palestinian village in the northern West Bank, located 14 kilometers south of the city of Jenin. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the village had a population of 2,252 inhabitants in mid-year 2006.[1] The main agricultural crops cultivated in Misilya are olives, grapes, figs, and vegetables. Roman and Islamic ruins have been found in the village.

On 17 January 2016 a 21 year old resident of Masliya was shot dead by Israeli soldiers.[2]

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