The Village of Yatma is located 11 kilometers south of the city of Nablus on the east side of the Nablus-Jerusalem main road. The Israeli checkpoint at Za’tara is very close, less than 5km. The total area of the village is 4,411 dunums of which 392 dunums are its built-up area. It is surrounded by four Palestinian villages; Al Sawiya, Yasouf, Beita and Qabalan. Its population is arond 3,000. The nearby settlement of Rakhalim confiscated 25.7 dunums of the villages lands.