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Geography of the Palestinian territories

The Coat of arms of the Palestinian National Authority



The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the Palestinian territories:

Palestinian territoriesWest Bank and the Gaza Strip, politically under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian National Authority the Hamas Government in Gaza, and the Israeli Civil Administration. Since the Palestinian Declaration of Independence in 1988, the region is today recognized by three-quarters of the world's countries to be the State of Palestine.[1] Although recently promoted to a non-member state status in the UN, the State of Palestine is not recognized by Israel and major Western nations, including the United States.

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General reference

Geography of the Palestinian territories

  • Total: 466 km (290 mi)
 Israel 358 km (222 mi)
 Jordan 97 km (60 mi)
 Egypt 11 km (6.8 mi)

Environment of the Palestinian territories





Natural geographic features of the Palestinian territories

Regions of the Palestinian territories

Main article: Regions of the Palestinian territories

Ecoregions of the Palestinian territories

Main articles: List of ecoregions in Palestine and Ecoregions in the Palestinian territories

Administrative divisions of the Palestinian territories

Administrative divisions of the Palestinian National Authority

Demography of the Palestinian territories

Government and politics of the Palestinian territories

Main article: Government of the Palestinian territories and Politics of the Palestinian territories

Branches of the government of the Palestinian territories

Executive branch of the PLO

Executive branch of the PNA

Legislative branches of the government of the Palestinian territories

Judicial branch of the government of the Palestinian territories

  • According to the Constitution of Palestine, all courts relating to the country shall be independent.

Foreign relations of the Palestinian National Authority

Main article: Foreign relations of the Palestinian National Authority

Palestine and the United Nations

International organization membership

Palestine is a member in a number of international organizations. In others, it enjoys affiliation in a lesser capacity or under another designation (such as PLO or Occupied Palestinian Territory). In the list below, if the membership is not full or not for the state of Palestine, the type and name of affiliation is denoted in parentheses.

International aid to the Palestinian territories

International solidarity movements

  • Palestinian solidarity organizations

Law and order in the Palestinian territories

Main article: Palestinian Law


Military of the Palestinian territories

Main article: Military of the Palestinian territories
  • Command
  • Forces
    • Army of the Palestinian territories: N/A
    • Navy of the Palestinian territories: N/A
    • Air Force of the Palestinian territories: N/A
    • Special forces of the Palestinian territories:
  • Military history of the Palestinian territories
  • Military ranks of the Palestinian territories: N/A

Paramilitary forces of the PNA

Irregular Palestinian forces

Israeli military and intelligence forces

Main article: Israel Defense Forces

International civilian forces

Local government in the Palestinian territories

Main article: Local government in the Palestinian territories

History of Palestine

Main article: History of Palestine, Timeline of the history of Palestine, and Current events of Palestine


Palestinian culture

Main article: Palestinian culture
Part of a series on
Palestinians
Flag of Palestine.svg
Demographics
Politics


Religion / Religious sites
Culture
List of Palestinians





Art in the Palestinian territories

Sports and leisure in the Palestinian territories

Main article: Sports and leisure in the Palestinian territories

Economy and infrastructure of the Palestinian territories


Education in the Palestinian territories


Books on the Palestinian territories

See also

Palestine portal
Southwest Asia portal
Main article: Palestine

References

Bibliography

External links

Atlas of Palestine

  • The Hope Simpson Report (London, 1930) [5]
  • Palestine Royal Commission Report (the Peel Report) (London, 1937) [6]
  • Report to the Council of the League of Nations (1928) [7]
  • Report to the Council of the League of Nations (1929) [8]
  • Report to the Council of the League of Nations (1934) [9]
  • Report to the Council of the League of Nations (1935) [10]
  • www.mideastweb.org - A website with a wealth of statistics regarding population in Palestine
  • Coins and Banknotes of Palestine under the British Mandate
  • WorldStatesmen- Maps, flags, chronology, see Israel and Palestinian National Authority
  • hWeb - Israel-Palestine in Maps
  • Palestine Fact Sheet from the Common Language Project
  • 1911 Encyclopedia description of Palestine
  • Liberal Democrat Friends of Palestine
  • History of the Palestine Problem, UN website
Maps
  • Sykes-Picot Agreement, 1916
  • 1947 UN Partition Plan
  • 1949 Armisitice Lines
  • Israel After 1949 Armistice Agreements
  • Liberal Democrat Friends of Palestine
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