Salfit is a Palestinian town which is located 26 km southwest of Nablus in the center of the West Bank.
It had a population of 10,021 in 2007. The origin of the word "Salfit" is Canaanite, which means "basket of grapes". Historically, Salfit was a part of Nablus governorate but nowadays it is the administrative and commercial center for the dozens of villages surrounding it. Salfit governorate consists of 23 villages.