The Geopolitical Staus of Beit Safafa Town

The Geopolitical Staus of Beit Safafa Town


Location and Population

Beit Safafa is a Palestinian town in Jerusalem Governorate located southwest of Jerusalem City. It is bordered by Umm Tuba & Sur Bahir tows, and the settlement of Giv’at Hamatos to the east, Western Jerusalem to the north, Sharafat Town and Gilo settlement to the west, and Bethlehem and Beit Jala cities to the south (ARIJ, 2022) .


Unfortunately, no census has been conducted by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) in 2017 to ascertain the population and housing in Beit Safafa town, however, according to The Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research, the town population had reached 14,820 in 2020 (Israel Yearbook 2022).

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Prepared by:  
The Applied Research Institute – Jerusalem

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