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Az-Zubaidat

az-Zubaidat
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 • Arabic زبيدات
az-Zubaidat
Location of az-Zubaidat within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates:
Governorate Jericho
Government
 • Type Village Council
Population (2006)
 • Jurisdiction 1,340

az-Zubaidat (Arabic: زبيدات‎) is a Palestinian village in the Jericho Governorate in the eastern West Bank situated in the Jordan Valley, located 27 kilometers north of Jericho. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, az-Zubaidat had a population of over 1,340 inhabitants in mid-year 2006.[1] In 1997, refugees constituted 96% of the population.[2] The primary health care facilities for the village are designated by the Ministry of Health as level 2.[3] In January 2010 Robert Fisk reported that the EU-funded installation of a wast-water system was stopped by the Israelis.[4]

References

  1. ^ Projected Mid -Year Population for Jericho District by Locality 2004- 2006 Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
  2. ^ Palestinian Population by Locality and Refugee Status (1997) Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.
  3. ^ West Bank Health care
  4. ^ In the West Bank's stony hills, Palestine is slowly dying In the richest of the Occupied lands, Israeli bureaucracy is driving Palestinians out of their homes. Robert Fisk, The Independent, 30 January 2010
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