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last updated Feb. 9, 2007
Bethlehem is governorate or regional council in West Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
Population
YearPopulationAreaRegion
2007176,235West Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
1997137,286659 sq kmWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
196749,515565.2 sq kmWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
193123,725520 sq kmPalestine
192224,613Palestine
Population sources and information
Description
1945 area and population of Bethlehem district was incorporated into Jerusalem's figures.
Backgrounder
With a rich political and religious history, the most obvious aspect being the birthplace of Jesus, Bethlehem is perched at the very end of the desert 10 kilometers north of Jerusale... More
Leadership
Salah al-Taamri, Governor, FatehFouad Salem, Governor`s Assistant, 
News
News on Bethlehem
Anti-Obama protesters scuffle with Palestinian police
Palestinians, Catholic order make final appeal against Wall
BLOG: Politics, fun mark images of snow
Rare snowstorm paralyzes Jerusalem area and north
Sanctioned Fateh lists lose in 5 of 11 West Bank towns
UNESCO grants funding, heritage status to Bethlehem

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United Nations General Assembly Resolution 181
AP: Protest over shrines enters day three
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