Tulkarm (Arabic طولكرم Ṭūlkarm; Standard Hebrew טולכרם) is an Arab city in the West Bank.
Tulkarm is a city in the north-western West Bank located just inside the "Green Line", 15km east of the Mediterranean Sea.
The population of Tulkarm is about 50,000 people. Most of them are Sunni Muslims; they include very few Christians and 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 widely spoken as a second language.
Tulkarm produces Citrus Fruits, Melons, Olives, Olive Oil, Tomatoes, Potatoes, Wheat, Sesame, peanut, Egg Plant, Chilly Pepper, Green Beans, Guava.
There is a two-year college at Tulkarm called the Khodori Institute, in addition to four high schools, two for girls and two for boys.
Tukarm has three private television stations; Al-Salam, Al-Fajir and Al-Bilad.
Israeli settlements have been established near Tulkarm, partly through land confiscation (http://galton.uchicago.edu/~amit/MIDE/Update_Settlement_20Activity.html).
Tulkarm has 2 semi-professional soccer teams; one is called Markez Shabab Tulkarm and the other is called Thaqafi Tulkarm. Both are in The Palestinian League Division One and both are usually on top or near the top of the standings.