Governorates of the Palestinian National Authority

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Governorates of the Palestinian authority

The Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip were divided into three areas and 16 governorates. They are under the Palestinian National Authority.

Name Population
(2007)[1]
Area (km2) density
West Bank 3,269,700 5,671 417.86
Gaza Strip 1,816,539 360 3934.83
Total 5,086,239 6,031 627.80

West Bank[change | change source]

Northern Governorates
Area (km2)
Jenin Governorate 556,212 583
Tubas Governorate 48,771 372
Tulkarm Governorate 158,213 239
Nablus Governorate 586,380 592
Qalqilya Governorate 100,753 164
Salfit Governorate 59,464 191
Ramallah and Al-Bireh Governorate 578,018 844
Jericho Governorate 41,724 608
Jerusalem Governorate (including Israeli annexed E. Jerusalem) 462,521 344
Bethlehem Governorate 176,515 644
Hebron Governorate 751,129 1,060
Total 3,409,700 5,671

Gaza Strip[change | change source]

Southern Governorates
Area (km2)
North Gaza Governorate 270,245 61
Gaza Governorate 696,410 70
Deir al-Balah Governorate 205,534 56
Khan Yunis Governorate 370,979 108
Rafah Governorate 273,371 65
Total 1,816,539 360

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