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last updated Feb. 9, 2007
Jerusalem is a/an International city
Population
 Year  Population  Area  Governorate  Region  State  Type 
2010--------NoneDivided RegionNoneInternational city
2007221,003JerusalemWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)Palestinian AuthorityPalestinian town
2007747621Jerusalem DistrictIsrael IsraelIsraeli city
2006255,500JerusalemWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)Palestinian AuthorityPalestinian town
1997210,200JerusalemWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)Palestinian AuthorityPalestinian town
1995617042Jerusalem DistrictIsrael IsraelIsraeli city
1983428668Jerusalem DistrictIsrael IsraelIsraeli city
197388,100Jerusalem DistrictWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)IsraelArab locale
1972313,861Jerusalem DistrictIsrael IsraelArab locale
197076,200JerusalemWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)IsraelArab locale
196160488JerusalemWest Bank (controlled by Transjordan)TransjordanArab locale
194869693JerusalemPalestine British MandateMixed locale
1945157080JerusalemPalestine British MandateMixed locale
19222860720790JerusalemPalestine British MandateMixed locale
191628607Mutasarrif of JerusalemMutasarrif of JerusalemOttoman EmpireMixed locale
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Designated an international city by the United Nations. Its western part has been controlled by Israel since 1948. Its eastern part was occupied by Israel in 1967. Palestinians seek control of the eastern part of the city as the future Palestinian capital and boycott the Israeli city government that administers the city. The population figures presented here come from Israeli and Palestinian sources respectively, each using different borders.
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Also known as "al-Quds" in Arabic, the eastern part of Jerusalem is foreseen as the capital of a future Palestinian state.

The city is situated 52 km (35 miles) from t...
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