Which country is Palestine

Palestine

Autonomous area

Region:

Middle East

Surface:

6,020 km²

Local name:

Filastin

Capital:

Ramallah


geography

Palestine is a country in the Middle East that claims the West Bank and the Gaza Strip for itself. The land has a total area of ​​6,020 km² and a total coastline of 40 km. This land mass is roughly 2.3 times the size of the Saarland. This makes Palestine one of the smallest countries in Asia and number 172 in the world in terms of area. With 778 inhabitants per km² it is one of the most densely populated countries on earth.

There are direct national borders with the 3 neighboring states of Israel, Egypt and Jordan. The distance between Berlin and the capital Ramallah is approximately 2,890 km.

The currency in Palestine is the Israeli Shekel (ILS).
1 shekel is divided into 100 agorot.
Status: May 18, 2021

1 euro = 3.99 shekels
1 shekel = 0.25 euros

The climate in Palestine

In Palestine there is a subtropical climate, so it is much drier and warmer than here. In return, there are heavy showers only in a few wetter months per year. The average maximum daily temperatures are between 19 and 35 degrees, depending on the season. In the colder months, the temperature drops at night to up to 9 ° C in the monthly mean.

Average day and night temperatures


languages


Religions

directiondistribution
Christians1,5%
Sunnis91,0%
Jews7,0%
other0,5%

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economy


Land use

41% urban areas:2,496 km²
50% agriculture:2,980 km²
2% forests:92 km²
8% other areas:452 km²

traffic

Road network:4,686 km
Airports:2

The main cities





Political indicators

(Based on the World Bank's "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project)


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Death penalty:constitutionally allowed



Existing trade agreements



Memberships