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Gaza Strip
قطاع غزة
Qiṭāʿ Ġazzah
Palestinian flag
Status • Part of the Palestinian Authority according to the Oslo Accords[1]

 • Administrated by Hamas since July 2007.

 • Claimed by State of Palestinea
Largest cityGaza
31°31′N34°27′E / 31.517°N 34.450°E / 31.517; 34.450
Official languagesArabic
Ethnic groups
DemonymGazan
Area
 • Total365 km2[2]
141 sq mi
Population
 • End 2015 estimate1.85 million[3]
 • Density5046/km2
13,069.1/sq mi
Currency
Time zone(UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) (UTC+3)
Calling code+970
a.The State of Palestine is recognized by 137 members of the United Nations.
b.Used since 1951.
c.Used since 1986; as in Israel, replaced the old Israeli shekel (1980–1985) and the Israeli lira (1967–1980).

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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