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Gaza Strip

قطاع غزة
Qiṭāʿ Ġazzah
Flag of the Gaza Strip
Location of the Gaza Strip
Status
Capital
and largest city
Gaza City
31°31′N34°27′E / 31.517°N 34.450°E / 31.517; 34.450
Official languagesArabic
Ethnic groups
Demonym(s)Gazan
Palestinian
Area
• Total
365 km2 (141 sq mi)[2]
Population
• End of 2015 estimate
1.85 million[3]
• Density
5,046/km2 (13,069.1/sq mi)
Currency
Time zoneUTC+2 (Palestine Standard Time)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+3 (Palestine Summer Time)
Calling code+970
ISO 3166 codePS
  1. The State of Palestine is recognized by 137 members of the United Nations.
  2. Used since 1986; as in Israel, replaced the old Israeli shekel (1980–1985) and the Israeli lira (1967–1980).

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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