Gaza City

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Other transcription(s)
 • Arabicغزة
 • Also spelledGhazzah (official)
Gaza City (unofficial)
Founded15th Century BCE
 • TypeCity (from 1994[1])
 • Head of MunicipalityRafiq Tawfiq al-Makki
 • Jurisdiction45,000 dunams (45 km2 or 17 sq mi)
 • Jurisdiction409,680

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]

  1. "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.
  2. "Gaza City". Gaza Municipality. Archived from the original on 2008-06-20. Retrieved 2009-02-16.