Qaffin

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Qaffin
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic قفّين
 • Also spelled Qaffein (official)
Qaffin is located in the Palestinian territories
Qaffin
Qaffin
Location of Qaffin within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 32°26′00.06″N 35°05′00.69″E / 32.4333500°N 35.0835250°E / 32.4333500; 35.0835250Coordinates: 32°26′00.06″N 35°05′00.69″E / 32.4333500°N 35.0835250°E / 32.4333500; 35.0835250
Governorate Tulkarm
Government
 • Type Municipality
 • Head of Municipality Tayseer Harsha
Population (2007)
 • Jurisdiction 8,387

Qaffin (Arabic: قفّين‎‎) is a Palestinian town located 22 kilometers (14 mi) northeast of Tulkarm in the Tulkarm Governorate in the northwestern West Bank. The town is an agricultural town. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, its population consisted over 8,387 inhabitants in 2007.[1] The built-up area of the town is 1,000 dunams.[2]

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  1. ^ 2007 PCBS census. Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS). p. 107.
  2. ^ Israeli Settlers set fire into 200 dunums of Qaffin Village Lands Archived May 19, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. The Applied Research Institute - Jerusalem. 2007-06-17.

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