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last updated Feb. 9, 2007
Gaza is a/an Palestinian city in Gaza of Gaza Strip (Occupied Palestinian Territories). It is administered by Palestinian Authority.
Population
 Year  Population  Area  Governorate  Region  State  Type 
2008449,221GazaGaza Strip (Occupied Palestinian Territories)Palestinian AuthorityPalestinian city
1997353632GazaGaza Strip (Occupied Palestinian Territories)Palestinian AuthorityPalestinian city
194534250GazaPalestine British MandateArab locale (some Zionist settlement)
192217426170816GazaPalestine British MandateArab locale (some Jewish)
191617426Mutasarrif of JerusalemMutasarrif of JerusalemOttoman EmpireArab locale (some Jewish)
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Description
1997 Palestinian census numbers include Shati Camp
Backgrounder

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
Rafiq Mekki, Mayor, 
Nizar Hijazi, Deputy mayor, 
Mazen al-Nakhala, Local council member, 
Fadel al-Zahar, Local council member, 
Ziad Abu Hein, Local council member, 
Mahmoud Allouh, Local council member, 
Moussa Abu Hussein, Local council member, 
Bashir al-Ashi, Local council member, 
Muhammed Baroud, Local council member, 
Yasser al-Shurafa, Local council member, 
Muhammed Abu Ghazaleh, Local council member, 
Hatem Sheikh Khalil, Public relations officer, 
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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