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The Salfit Governorate ( Arabic محافظة سلفيت, DMG Muḥāfaẓat Salfīt ) is a governorate of the Palestinian Authority or the State of Palestine . It is located in the northwest of the West Bank . The district capital or Muhfaza (seat) is the city of Salfit .
According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the governorate had 75,444 inhabitants as of mid-2017. By 2020 this number rose to 80,200 inhabitants.
The population is on average very young and around 37.4 percent are younger than 15 years, while only 3.6 percent are over 65 years old. In 2017, 100 percent of the population was Muslim . Residents of Jewish settlements were not included. 51.9 percent of the total population were refugees in the same year.
- Salfit (Governorate, Palestinian Territories) - Population Statistics, Graphics, Map and Location. Retrieved June 27, 2020 .