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Palestine Overview

Palestinian Territories is the name of the Palestinian Authority’s semi-autonomous ruling authority in Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip). The country declared independence in 1988. Self-government was established in 1994. Capital: Ramallah Biggest city: Gaza State: republic Language: Arabic, Hebrew Surface: 6,220 km² Population: 4.3 million (2013) Population density: 595 residents per km² Currency: shekel… Read More »