Zeita, Tulkarm

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This article is about the Palestinian village in the Tulkarm Governorate. For other places, see Zeita (disambiguation).
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic زيتا
 • Also spelled Zeita (official)
Zayta (unofficial)
Zeita is located in the Palestinian territories
Location of Zeita within Palestine
Coordinates: 32°23′04.24″N 35°03′02.96″E / 32.3845111°N 35.0508222°E / 32.3845111; 35.0508222Coordinates: 32°23′04.24″N 35°03′02.96″E / 32.3845111°N 35.0508222°E / 32.3845111; 35.0508222
Palestine grid 155/199
Governorate Tulkarm
 • Type Village council
Population (2007)
 • Jurisdiction 2,842

Zeita (Arabic: زيتا‎) is a Palestinian town in the Tulkarm Governorate in the eastern West Bank, located 11 kilometers South-east of Tulkarm. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, Zeita had a population of 2,852 inhabitants in 2007.[1] 21.5% of the population of Zeita were refugees in 1997.[2] The healthcare facilities for Zeita are designated as MOH level 2.[3]

Zeita appears on sheet 45 Jacotin's map drawn-up during Napoleon's invasion in 1799, though its position is not accurate.[4][5]


  1. ^ 2007 PCBS census. Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS). p. 107.
  2. ^ Palestinian Population by Locality and Refugee Status Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
  3. ^ Health care Facilities Tulkarm Governorate
  4. ^ Palestine Exploration Quarterly Jan-Apr 1944. Jacotin's Map of Palestine. D.H.Kellner. p. 161.
  5. ^ Karmon, 1960, p. 170


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