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last updated Feb. 9, 2007
Jerusalem is governorate or regional council in West Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
Population
YearPopulationAreaRegion
2007363,649West Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
1997328,601345 sq kmWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
196729,904284.1 sq kmWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
1945247,3501618785Palestine
1931132,661420 sq kmPalestine
192291,272Palestine
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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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Kamel Hameed, Governor, FatehAdnan Husseini, Governor, FatehSalah al-Taamri, Governor, FatehFouad Salem, Governor`s Assistant, Majd Musharafeh, Governor's Assistant, 
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Televised Address by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Response to U.S. Administration‘s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel‘s Capital
Statement by U.S. President Donald Trump on Jerusalem
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Jerusalem Day March near the Old City
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