Gazetteer of the West Bank and Gaza Strip
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Gazetteer of the West Bank and Gaza Strip names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names.

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Published by Defense Mapping Agency in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Names, Geographical -- West Bank.,
  • Names, Geographical -- Gaza Strip.,
  • West Bank -- Gazetteers.,
  • Gaza Strip -- Gazetteers.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited States Board on Geographic Names., United States. Defense Mapping Agency.
LC ClassificationsDS103.5 .G398 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 323 p. :
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20953600M

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West Bank and Gaza. The Human Capital Index (HCI) database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the Human Capital Index as well as for the overall index, . The Palestinian Territories consist of two distinct areas: the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip. Although the boundaries are commonly referred to as the " borders", Calling code: +ᵈ. Gaza Strip and West Bank - There are many. Even the dialect of Arabic is notably different, being Egyptian Bedouin in Gaza. Cusine is entirely different. Cultures are radically different as more than 60% of Gazans are .

Among other territory, it then occupied the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, as well as the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. Palestinians had lived on much of the land taken by Israel. Author: Alessandria Masi. During the War, Israel occupied the West Bank, Syria’s Golan Heights, the Gaza Strip, the Sinai Peninsula, and East Jerusalem. As a result of the Camp David Accords, . The Interim Agreement on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip commonly known as Oslo II or Oslo 2, was a key and complex agreement in the Israeli–Palestinian peace e Oslo II . Hamamra is the third Palestinian in the West Bank slain since the start of Israel’s bloodbath in the Gaza Strip, which has claimed at least lives since 7 July. More than 4, Palestinians in .

A new round of cross-border attacks began in July, , after Israeli blamed Hamas for the murder of three teenage settlers in the West Bank and launched air strikes against the Gaza .   After the first Arab-Israeli war (), and with the establishment of the state of Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip were created, and each fell under the occupation of a . The West Bank and the Gaza Strip are often called the Occupied Territories, and most of the residents are Palestinian Arabs. Many have been refugees in the Occupied Territories since . Shows map overviews of economic, historical, political, and ethnic information on the Gaza Strip and West Bank. "January "--P. 2 of cover. Title from cover. Five folded col. maps in .