Za'atara

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Za'atara
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic زعتره
Za'atara
Za'atara
Za'atara is located in the Palestinian territories
Za'atara
Za'atara
Location of Za'atara within Palestine
Coordinates: 31°40′32″N 35°15′20″E / 31.67556°N 35.25556°E / 31.67556; 35.25556Coordinates: 31°40′32″N 35°15′20″E / 31.67556°N 35.25556°E / 31.67556; 35.25556
Governorate Bethlehem
Government
 • Type Municipality
Population (2007)
 • Jurisdiction 6,289

Za'atara (Arabic: زعتره‎) is a Palestinian town located eleven kilometers southeast of Bethlehem.The town is in the Bethlehem Governorate central West Bank. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the town had a population of over 6,289 in 2007.[1]

History[edit]

In 1961, under Jordanian rule, the population of Za'atara was 1,003.[2]

Since the Six-Day War in 1967, Za'atara has been under Israeli occupation.The population in the 1967 census conducted by the Israeli authorities was 1,282.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2007 PCBS Census Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics. p.118.
  2. ^ Government of Jordan, Department of Statistics, 1964, p. 23
  3. ^ Perlmann, Joel (November 2011 – February 2012). "The 1967 Census of the West Bank and Gaza Strip: A Digitized Version" (PDF). Levy Economics Institute. Retrieved 24 June 2016.

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