Gaza

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Gaza
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabicغزة
 • Also spelledGhazzah (official)
Gaza City (unofficial)
GovernorateGaza
Founded15th Century BCE
Government
 • TypeCity (from 1994[1])
 • Head of MunicipalityRafiq Tawfiq al-Makki
Area
 • JurisdictionTemplate:Infobox settlement/dunam
Population
 (2006)
 • Jurisdiction409,680

Gaza (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found., transliterated Ġazzah; Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found., transliterated: Azzah) is the largest city inside the Gaza Strip and in the Palestinian territories. The city has a population of about 400,000. It is often named "Gaza City" to distinguish it from the larger Gaza Strip.

References

  1. "Palestine Facts Timeline". Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs (PASSIA).
  2. "Gaza City". Gaza Municipality. Retrieved 2009-02-16.