Palestinian city of Jenin, Jenin and the center and largest city, located in the northern West Bank's Palestinian Authority. Historically, one of the cities of the triangle in the north of Palestine, from Jerusalem and 75 kilometers to the north. Jenin overlooking the Jordan Valley from the east, and Marj Bin Amer to the north.
Despite the lack of a population until the date of the Nakba, compared to other Palestinian cities, it has a greater economic weight than the size of the population. The city has a population of 39.000 people, while maintaining Fiktnha about 256.000 inhabitants.
The total area of the city of Jenin alone, to 21,000 acres, making it the third largest Palestinian city in the West Bank after Hebron and Nablus, while the Jenin area 583 square kilometers of any 9.7% of the total area of the West Bank. Followed by the city of Jenin refugee camp, which is located west and home to 16,000 refugees. The city rises from the sea at 175 meters.
Known Jenin, a number of names over time, has been named the city in the sources and effects of the ancient Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians, according to archaeologists, the Canaanites are established within the year 2450 BC, and this is one of the oldest cities in the world that are still inhabited.  was ancient Ein Ganim means gardens, where the city name has been associated Bmarj bin Amer, who is considered the most fertile lands of historic Palestine, in the era of the Romans was in the village Bakatha reported as "Jinai" from the villages of Sebastia.
Took control of Jenin, a lot of power, was sometimes up and sometimes another relapse, but that the city flourished in the late Ottoman rule and established the first municipal council in 1886. Life has evolved rapidly in the embryo through the more than century, the increasing number of refugees, until it reached its status among the important cities in the West Bank in the modern era.
Was the city of Jenin great significance in the Palestinian national struggle since the beginning of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and has been a concern for Israel because of its proximity to cities inside and the participation of a large number of their children in armed action against Israel, especially after the second intifada.
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