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Asira al-Shamaliya


Asira Al-Shamaliya village is located about 6km north of Nablus city, with a population of 7,966 in 2007.


Asira village is famous for its olives. The village derived its name from "asir", which means the activity of pressing olive fruit. However, another source indicates that the name of the village came from pressing grapes, in which the village was famous for in the days of the Roman Empire.