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Tulkarm

Coordinates: 32°18′45″N 35°1′36″E / 32.31250°N 35.02667°E / 32.31250; 35.02667
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Tulkarm
Arabic transcription(s)
 • Arabicطولكرم
 • LatinTulkarem (official)
Tul Karem (unofficial)
Hebrew transcription(s)
 • Hebrewטולכרם
Tulkarm, 2020
Tulkarm, 2020
Official logo of Tulkarm
Tulkarm is located in the Palestinian territories
Tulkarm
Tulkarm
Location of Tulkarm within Palestine
Coordinates: 32°18′45″N 35°1′36″E / 32.31250°N 35.02667°E / 32.31250; 35.02667
Palestine grid152/190
State State of Palestine
GovernorateTulkarm
FoundedLate 12th century
Government
 • TypeCity
 • Head of MunicipalityRiyad Awad (17 April 2022–)
Area
 • Total28,793 dunams (28.8 km2 or 11.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total64,532
 • Density2,200/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
Name meaningThe long (place) of the vineyard.[2]
Websitewww.tulkarm.org

Tulkarm or Tulkarem (Arabic: طولكرم) is a Palestinian city on the West Bank. It is a large, old and famous city.

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References[change | change source]

  1. Preliminary Results of the Population, Housing and Establishments Census, 2017 (PDF). Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) (Report). State of Palestine. February 2018. pp. 64–82.
  2. Palmer, 1881, p. 194
  3. Queen Rania Biography
  4. "Abd al-Karim al-Karmi". palestinian journeys. Archived from the original on 7 August 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2021.