Al Badhan is a Palestinian village in the Nablus Governorate, located 7.28 km northeast of Nablus City in West Bank, Palestine. Al Badhan is located at an altitude of 180 m above sea level with a mean annual rainfall of 384.3 mm. The average annual temperature is 18.3o C whilst the average annual humidity is approximately 59%. The total area of Al Badhan village consists of approximately 1,328 hectare. The village was established during the Middle Assyrian era; around 120,000 B.C. Al Badhan village’s name has two origins; the first relates to its meaning in the Persian language, which is the green land of springs, while the second reason says it named after the Persian commander named “Badhan” who inhabited the area.
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