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last updated Feb. 9, 2007
Bireh is a/an Palestinian city in Ramallah of West Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories). It is administered by Palestinian Authority.
Population
 Year  Population  Area  Governorate  Region  State  Type 
200838202RamallahWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)Palestinian AuthorityPalestinian city
199727972RamallahWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)Palestinian AuthorityPalestinian city
196114510RamallahWest Bank (controlled by Transjordan)TransjordanArab locale
19452920RamallahPalestine British MandateArab locale
1931229223012RamallahPalestine British MandateArab locale
19221479RamallahPalestine British MandateArab locale
19161479Mutasarrif of JerusalemMutasarrif of JerusalemOttoman EmpireArab locale
Population sources and information
Description
established as local council in 1925 under British Mandate
Leadership
Jamal al-Tawil, Mayor, Change and Reform
Amani Salem al-Ramahi, Local council member, Change and Reform
Moussa Muhammad Dar Abed, Local council member, Change and Reform
Ziad Abdullah Majid Daya, Local council member, Change and Reform
Mouin Mahmoud Ghazi, Local council member, Change and Reform
Omar Tayseer Hamayel, Local council member, Change and Reform
Fawzi Abdelhafiz Dar Abed, Local council member, Devotion to Al-Aqsa
Muhammad Ibrahim Kharoubi, Local council member, Change and Reform
Azzam Ali Qaran, Local council member, Al-Bireh For All
Hazim Arafat Qaran, Local council member, Devotion to Al-Aqsa
Hassan Hamouda Qassem, Local council member, Change and Reform
Ribhi Suleiman Qatamish, Local council member, Al-Bireh For All
Jamal Mahmoud Shaltaf, Local council member, Devotion to Al-Aqsa
Nabil Ibrahim Zaid, Local council member, Change and Reform
Salim Mahmoud Zayed, Local council member, Devotion to Al-Aqsa
News
News on Bireh
Palestinians honor highjack leader, defying Israel
Abbas: Saudi-backed project could transform Ramallah area

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Originally established as an agricultural town in the 1500s by Christian Arabs from present day Jordan, Ramallah was officially declared a city in 1908. Ramallah has experience... More
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