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al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya
Arabic اللبّن الشرقية
Name meaning "the Eastern Frankincense"
Governorate Nablus
Government Village Council
Also spelled al-Lubban ash-Sharqiyyeh (officially)
Coordinates 32°04′15.69″N 35°14′27.58″E / 32.071025°N 35.2409944°E / 32.071025; 35.2409944Coordinates: 32°04′15.69″N 35°14′27.58″E / 32.071025°N 35.2409944°E / 32.071025; 35.2409944
Population 2,500 (2006)

12,075  dunams (12.1 km²)


al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya (Arabic: اللبّن الشرقية‎) is a Palestinian village in the northern West Bank, located 20 kilometers south of Nablus, in the Nablus Governorate. The town has a total land area of 12,075 dunams of which 200 dunams is built-up area. Most of the remainder of al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya's lands are grown with almonds, figs and olive groves.[1]

According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya had a population of 2,500 inhabitants in mid-year 2006.[2] The population is primarily made up of two clans, the Dharaghma and Awaysa. Currently, the village's unemployment rate is about 51%.[1]

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