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Salfit Governorate

The Salfit Governorate is one of 16 Governorates of the Palestinian National Authority. It is located in the northwestern West Bank, bordered by the governorates of Ramallah and al-Bireh to the south, Nablus to the east and Qalqilya in the north. Its district capital and largest city is Salfit.

According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), the governorate had a population of 64,129 inhabitants in mid-year 2006. In the PCBS's census in 1997, which registered 46,671 residents, refugees accounted for 7.7% of the total population. There were 23,758 males and 22,913 females.

Salfit Governorate Localities

  • Biddya
  • Bruqin
  • Dar Abu Basal
  • Deir Ballut
  • Deir Istiya
  • Farkha
  • Haris
  • Iskaka
  • Izbat Abu Adam
  • Kafr ad-Dik
  • Khirbet Qeis
  • Khirbet Susa
  • Kifl Hares
  • Marda
  • Mas-ha
  • Qarawat Bani Hassan
  • Qira
  • Rafat
  • Salfit
  • Sarta
  • Yasuf
  • Za'tara
  • az-Zawiya
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