Nablus

Local nameنابلس
LocationAsia

Nablus is a city in the northern West Bank, approximately 49 kilometers north of Jerusalem,, with a population of 126,132. Located between Mount Ebal and Mount Gerizim, it is the capital of the Nablus Governorate and a Palestinian commercial and cultural center, home to An-Najah National University, one of the largest Palestinian institutions of higher learning, and the Palestinian stock-exchange.The city was named by the Roman emperor Vespasian in 72 CE as Flavia Neapolis. During the Byzantine period, conflict between the city's Christian and Samaritan inhabitants peaked in a series of Samaritan revolts before their suppression in 529 dwindled that community's numbers in the city.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nablus

Official Website http://www.nablus.org/

Address Palestinian Territories

Coordinates 32°13'13.795" N 35°15'24.798" E

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