Ramallah and Al-Bireh Governorate
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Ramallah and Al-Bireh Governorate
Ramallah and al-Bireh Governorate
2018 United Nations map of the area, showing the Israeli occupation arrangements in the governorate
2018 United Nations map of the area, showing the Israeli occupation arrangements in the governorate
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Country Palestine
Population
(2017 Census)[1]
 o Total328,861
 This figure excludes the Israeli West Bank Settlements

The Ramallah and al-Bireh Governorate (Arabic: ? ?Mufa?at R?m All?h wa l B?ra) is one of 16 governorates of Palestine. It covers a large part of the central West Bank, on the northern border of the Jerusalem Governorate. Its district capital or muhfaza (seat) is the city of al-Bireh.[2][3]

According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), the district had a population of 279,730 in 2007.[4] Its governor is Dr Laila Ghannam, the first female governor.[5]

Localities

According to PCBS, the governorate has 78 localities, including refugee camps. in its jurisdiction. 13 localities have the status of municipality.

Cities

Municipalities

The following localities in the Ramallah and al-Bireh Governorate have populations over 5,000.

Village councils

The following localities in the Ramallah and al-Bireh Governorate have populations of over 1,000.

Refugee camps

See also

References

  1. ^ "Main Indicators by Type of Locality - Population, Housing and Establishments Census 2017" (PDF). Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS). Retrieved .
  2. ^ :: Al-Bireh Municipality :: Archived 2008-06-20 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Administrative divisions in Palestine Archived 2006-12-23 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ [1]. (PDF) . Retrieved on 2010-12-03.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-16. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

Coordinates: 31°55?59?N 35°12?18?E / 31.933°N 35.205°E / 31.933; 35.205


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