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last updated Feb. 9, 2007
Gaza is governorate or regional council in Gaza Strip (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
Population
YearPopulationAreaRegion
1997367,38874 sq kmGaza Strip (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
1945137,1801111501Palestine
193194,6341,196 sq kmPalestine
192273,885Palestine
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The city of Gaza, located southwest of Jerusalem with a population of 400,000, is the largest Palestinian city in the occupied Palestinian territories. Its name means "strength and prevalence... More

Leadership
Ismail Abu Shamala, Governor, FatehOsama al-Fara, Governor, FatehMohammed al-Qidweh, Governor, FatehZuhdi al-Qudra, Governor, FatehAbdullah Samhadana, Governor, FatehYasser al-Adisi, Governor's Assistant, Sanaa al-Agha, Governor's Assistant, Amer al-Naqa, Governor's Assistant, Yusef Mekki, Governor's Assistant, Faten Qashta, Governor's Assistant, 
News
News on Gaza
ANALYSIS: Reconciliation could bring light to Gaza – or be a trap
ANALYSIS: What can stop this war?
Israel continues Gaza shelling, while probing claims of kidnapped soldier
A week on, Gaza war takes on deadly routine despite calls for truce
ANALYSIS: The third war on Gaza--maintaining the status quo?
Israel thwarts telco Wataniya Palestine‘s Gaza launch

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JMCC Gaza Media Contact List (Updated Nov. 18)
For the most part, Israel’s military controls the movement of people and goods into and out of Gaza. Hamas, the Islamic ... More
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