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Generic Information 

Palestine is in Western Asia claiming the West Bank (bordering Israel and Jordan) and Gaza Strip (bordering Israel and Egypt) with Jerusalem as the designated capital, although its administrative center is currently located in Ramallah. Palestine has a population of 4,816,503 as of 2016, ranked 123rd in the world.  

The state of Palestine is recognised by 136 UN members and since 2012 has a status of a non-member observer state in the United Nations. It is a member of the Arab League, Organization of Islamic Cooperation, G77, and the International Olympic Committee and other international bodies.  


Generic country information can be located from sources which are regularly maintained and reflect current facts and figures. For a generic country overview, please consult the following sources: 

Palestine Wikipedia Country Information

Palestine Economist Intelligence Unit Information

Humanitarian Info 

Palestine World Food Programme Information

Palestine UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Information

Facts and Figures 

Palestine Wolfram Alpha Information 

Palestine World Bank Information 

Palestine Population Information