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Arabic تلّ
Name meaning "Hill"
Governorate Nablus
Government Village Council
Also spelled Tel (officially)

Tall (unofficially)

Population 4,334 (2007)

13,776  dunams (13.8 km²)

Head of Municipality Omar Abdel Latif Eshtaia

Tell (Arabic: تلّ‎) is a Palestinian town in the Nablus Governorate in northern West Bank, located five kilometers southwest of Nablus. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), the town had a population of 4,334 inhabitants in 2007.[1] Most of the town's potential labor work in agriculture, with figs and olives being the major source of income.[2]

Dr Mohammad Shtayyeh, the famous Palestinian economist was born in Tell. He also served as minister of public works and housing as well as the President of the Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction "PECDAR".


Coordinates: 32°12′03.18″N 35°12′46.75″E / 32.2008833°N 35.2129861°E / 32.2008833; 35.2129861



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