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last updated Feb. 9, 2007
Qalqilya is governorate or regional council in West Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
Population
YearPopulationAreaRegion
200791,217West Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
199772,007166 sq kmWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
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With a name that predates to Roman times when it was referred to as "Kalkelie", this informal name is still used by its residents today. With a population of 42,000 inhabitants in 2008, More
Leadership
Rabih Khandakji, Governor, FatehMuhammed Khader, Governor's Assistant, 
News
News on Qalqilya
Fears dominate in enclosed Qalqilya before UN bid
Qalqilya zoo acquires new hippo
OPINION: Western-backed Palestinian Authority‘s religious tolerance a concern
Palestinian tensions on the rise in West Bank town

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