Palestine BASIC INFOMATION
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Palestine is located in the northwest of Asia, and it has an important strategic position as it constricts the transportation routes of Europe, Asia and Africa. It is bordered by Lebanon in the north, Syria and Jordan in the east, and the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt in the southwest. The southern tip is the Gulf of Aqaba and the Mediterranean Sea in the west. The coastline is 198 kilometers long. The west is the Mediterranean coastal plain, the southern plateau is relatively flat, and the east is the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea depression and the Arabian Valley. Palestine has a subtropical Mediterranean climate, with hot and dry summers and warm and humid winters. |
Palestine, the full name of Palestine, is located in northwest Asia. The strategic position is important for the main transportation routes of Europe, Asia and Africa. It borders Lebanon to the north, Syria and Jordan to the east, the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt to the southwest, the Gulf of Aqaba to the south, and the Mediterranean Sea to the west. The coastline is 198 kilometers long. The west is the Mediterranean coastal plain, the southern plateau is relatively flat, and the east is the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea depression and the Arabian Valley. Galilee, Samari, and Judy run through the middle. Mount Meilong is 1,208 meters above sea level, the highest peak in the country.
Before the 20th century BC, Canaanites of the Semites settled on the coasts and plains of Palestine. In the 13th century BC, the Felix people established a country along the coast. Palestine became part of the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century. In 1920, Britain divided Palestine into east and west with the Jordan River as the boundary. The east was called Transjordan (now the Kingdom of Jordan), and the west was still called Palestine (now Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip) as the British mandate. At the end of the 19th century, under the instigation of the "Zionist Movement", a large number of Jews moved to Palestine and continued bloodshed with the local Arabs. After the Second World War, with the support of the United Kingdom and the United States, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution in 1947, stipulating that Palestine should establish a Jewish state (about 15,200 square kilometers) after the end of the British mandate in 1948, and an Arab state ( About 11,500 square kilometers), Jerusalem (176 square kilometers) is internationalized.
The 19th special meeting of the Palestinian National Committee held in Algiers on November 15, 1988 passed the "Declaration of Independence" and announced the acceptance of UN Resolution 181 to establish a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital. In May 1994, in accordance with an agreement reached between Palestine and Israel, Palestine implemented limited autonomy in Gaza and Jericho. Since 1995, the Palestinian Autonomous Region has gradually expanded in accordance with the agreements signed between Palestine and Israel. At present, Palestine controls about 2500 square kilometers of land including Gaza and the West Bank.
National flag: It is rectangular with a ratio of length to width of 3:2. The side of the flagpole is a red isosceles right triangle, and the right side is black, white, and green from top to bottom. There are different interpretations of this flag, one of which is: red symbolizes revolution, black symbolizes bravery and tenacity, white symbolizes the purity of revolution, and green symbolizes belief in Islam. There is another saying that red represents the native land, black represents Africa, white represents the Islamic world in West Asia, and green symbolizes flat Europe; red and the other three colors are connected to indicate the characteristics and importance of the geographical location of Palestine.
The population of Palestine is 10.1 million, of which the population of Gaza Strip and West Bank is 3.95 million, and the rest are refugees in exile. General Arabic, mainly believes in Islam.