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Tulkarm is a city in 15 km east of the Mediterranean Sea.


The population of Tulkarm is about 50,000 people; most of them are Sunni Muslims, very few are Christians, and there are no Jews.


The Climate of Tulkarm is subtropical, with rainfall limited to the winter. The average temperature in the winter ranges between 8 C to 16 C, while the average temperature in the summer ranges between 17 C to 30 C.


Everyone speaks Arabic. However, English is a second language spoken by most people.


Tulkarm produces citrus fruits, melons, olives, olive oil, tomatoes, potatoes, wheat, sesame, peanuts, eggplant, chili peppers, green beans, and guava.


There is a two-year college at Tulkarm it's called Khodori Institute, in addition to four high schools, two for girls and two for boys.


Tulkarm has three private television stations; Al-Salam, Al-Fajir, and Al-Bilad.

Source: Welcome To Tulkarm.