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Rafah
Khan Younis
Deir Al Balah
Gaza
Gaza North
Hebron
Bethlehem
Jericho
Jerusalem
Ramallah
Salfeet
Qalqilyah
Tulkarm
Nablus
Tubas
Jenin

Governorates Guide

Bethlehem

Population:
194,095
Average Elevation:
Area (KM²):
659.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
294.50
No of Health Facilities:
19
No of Hospitals:
8
No of Beds:
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Number of Localities:
45
Number of Connected Localities to the Electricity Grid:
45
Number of Connected Localities to the Water Supply Network:
42
Number of Connected Localities to the Sewage System:
8
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Deir Al-Balah

Population:
230,000
Average Elevation:
Area (KM²):
56.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
4,107.00
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Gaza

Population:
551,800
Average Elevation:
Area (KM²):
70.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
7,882.00
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Hebron

Population:
600,364
Average Elevation:
Area (KM²):
997.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
582.70
No of Health Facilities:
146
No of Hospitals:
8
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Number of Localities:
92
Number of Connected Localities to the Electricity Grid:
92
Number of Connected Localities to the Water Supply Network:
28
Number of Connected Localities to the Sewage System:
4
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Jenin

Population:
281,156
Average Elevation:
Area (KM²):
583.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
482.00
No of Health Facilities:
62
No of Hospitals:
3
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Number of Localities:
80
Number of Connected Localities to the Electricity Grid:
80
Number of Connected Localities to the Water Supply Network:
52
Number of Connected Localities to the Sewage System:
3
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Jericho

Population:
46,718
Average Elevation:
Area (KM²):
593.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
78.80
No of Health Facilities:
19
No of Hospitals:
1
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Number of Localities:
14
Number of Connected Localities to the Electricity Grid:
14
Number of Connected Localities to the Water Supply Network:
11
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Jerusalem

Population:
396,710
Average Elevation:
Area (KM²):
345.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
1,052.00
No of Health Facilities:
44
No of Hospitals:
8
No of Beds:
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Number of Localities:
39
Number of Connected Localities to the Electricity Grid:
39
Number of Connected Localities to the Water Supply Network:
39
Number of Connected Localities to the Sewage System:
39
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Khan Younis

Population:
301,100
Average Elevation:
Area (KM²):
108.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
2,787.00
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Nablus

Population:
348,023
Average Elevation:
Area (KM²):
605.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
No of Health Facilities:
No of Hospitals:
6
No of Beds:
No of Fire Stations:
4
Number of Localities:
64
Number of Connected Localities to the Electricity Grid:
64
Number of Connected Localities to the Water Supply Network:
45
Number of Connected Localities to the Sewage System:
12
Potential Hazards:
Earthquakes

North Gaza

Population:
309,400
Average Elevation:
Area (KM²):
61.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
5,072.00
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Qalqilya

Population:
97,447
Average Elevation:
270
Area (KM²):
166.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
572.00
No of Health Facilities:
37
No of Hospitals:
3
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Number of Localities:
34
Number of Connected Localities to the Electricity Grid:
34
Number of Connected Localities to the Water Supply Network:
11
Number of Connected Localities to the Sewage System:
4
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Rafah

Population:
195,600
Average Elevation:
Area (KM²):
65.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
3,009.00
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Ramallah and al-Bireh

Population:
310,218
Average Elevation:
Area (KM²):
844.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
329.00
No of Health Facilities:
76
No of Hospitals:
8
No of Beds:
340
No of Fire Stations:
Number of Localities:
75
Number of Connected Localities to the Electricity Grid:
75
Number of Connected Localities to the Water Supply Network:
73
Number of Connected Localities to the Sewage System:
9
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Salfit

Population:
64,614
Average Elevation:
Area (KM²):
204.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
291.00
No of Health Facilities:
28
No of Hospitals:
1
No of Beds:
No of Fire Stations:
Number of Localities:
20
Number of Connected Localities to the Electricity Grid:
20
Number of Connected Localities to the Water Supply Network:
19
Number of Connected Localities to the Sewage System:
1
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Tubas

Population:
50,261
Average Elevation:
362
Area (KM²):
402.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
132.00
No of Health Facilities:
No of Hospitals:
0
No of Beds:
0
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Number of Localities:
21
Number of Connected Localities to the Electricity Grid:
21
Number of Connected Localities to the Water Supply Network:
3
Number of Connected Localities to the Sewage System:
1
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Tulkarm

Population:
168,973
Average Elevation:
Area (KM²):
246.00
Population Density (People per KM²):
687.00
No of Health Facilities:
36
No of Hospitals:
3
No of Beds:
No of Fire Stations:
Number of Localities:
35
Number of Connected Localities to the Electricity Grid:
35
Number of Connected Localities to the Water Supply Network:
33
Number of Connected Localities to the Sewage System:
5
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Key Documents

Published on 30/8/2013 by . File type: pdf (2.15 MB)
Published on 30/4/2013 by DREF. File type: pdf (311.45 KB)
Published on 29/4/2013 by Environment Quality Authority. File type: pdf (2.74 MB)
Published on 29/4/2013 by Geography Department Birzeit, Palestine. File type: pdf (3.34 MB)

Statistics & Charts

Source: Water Wells Distribution in the West Bank

Number of Palestinian Water Wells and it's Annual Pumping Quantity in Palestine by Governorate and Use, 2009

Source: Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics

The file displayed the areas of the eleven governorates in the West Bank and the five governorates in the Gaza strip...

Useful Resources

Organization overseeing the development of disaster reduction policy.
Information and monitoring about natural hazards events world wide.
United Nations website providing information to humanitarian relief organizations. Updated daily. There is also a directory of non-governmental organizations.
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A large wire service in Palestine.
Palestinian Ministry of Health