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Psagot (Hebrew: פסגות, Arabic بسجوت ) is an Israeli settlement in the West Bank. It is located north of Jerusalem on a long hill and adjacent to the cities of Ramallah and Al-Bireh, where the expansion of the city of Al-Bireh from the eastern side was stopped. It was established in 1981 and is administered by the Benjamin Regional Council. In 2008 the settler population was 1,623,[1] The international community considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law.[2]

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  1. "Locality File". ar:دائرة الإحصاء المركزية الإسرائيلية. 2008. Archived from the original (XLS) on 14 November 2018. Retrieved 2010-06-22.
  2. "The Geneva Convention". ar:بي بي سي نيوز. 10 December 2009. Archived from the original on 12 May 2019. Retrieved 27 November 2010.