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Beit Furik
Beit Furik is located in the Palestinian territories
Beit Furik
Arabic بيت فوريك
Governorate Nablus
Government City
Also spelled Bayt Furik (officially)
Coordinates 32°10′36.48″N 35°20′10.72″E / 32.1768°N 35.3363111°E / 32.1768; 35.3363111Coordinates: 32°10′36.48″N 35°20′10.72″E / 32.1768°N 35.3363111°E / 32.1768; 35.3363111
Population 10,339 (2007)

Beit Furik (Arabic: بيت فوريك‎) is a Palestinian town located nine kilometers southeast of Nablus, in the Nablus Governorate in the northern West Bank. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the town had a population of 10,339 inhabitants in 2007.[1] During the 1800s and mid-1900s, Beit Furik was the main supplier of lime to the Nabulsi soap industry based in Nablus.[2]

References

  1. ^ 2007 PCBS Census. Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics. p.110.
  2. ^ Soap, Class, and State (1995) Doumani, Beshara. University of California.
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