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Category:Mount Gerizim

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Mount Gerizim (Samaritan Hebrew Ar-garízim, Arabic جبل جرزيم Jabal Jarizīm, Tiberian Hebrew הַר גְּרִזִּים Har Gərizzîm, Standard Hebrew הַר גְּרִיזִּים Har Gərizzim) is the mountain in the West Bank that forms the southern side of the valley in which Nablus (the biblical city of Shechem) is situated. It is 2849 feet (881 meters) above sea level. The other mountain is Mount Ebal, which is 228 feet (69.5 meters) taller.

Samaritans consider it a holy place and worship on this mountain. Approximately 90% of all Samaritans live near Mount Gerizim.

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