|• Also spelled||Ghazzah (official)|
Gaza City (unofficial)
|Founded||15th Century BCE|
|• Type||City (from 1994)|
|• Head of Municipality||Rafiq Tawfiq al-Makki|
|• Jurisdiction||45,000 dunams (45 km2 or Formatting error: invalid input when rounding sq mi)|
Gaza (Arabic: غزة, transliterated Ġazzah; Hebrew: עזה, transliterated: Azzah) is the largest city inside the Gaza Strip and in the Palestinian territories. The city has a population of about 400,000. It is often named "Gaza City" to distinguish it from the larger Gaza Strip.
References[change | change source]
- "Palestine Facts Timeline". Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs (PASSIA). Archived from the original on 2013-07-29. Retrieved 2010-01-23.
- "Gaza City". Gaza Municipality. Archived from the original on 2008-06-20. Retrieved 2009-02-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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