Ramallah (Arabic: رام اللهAboot this soond   Rāmallāh) (literally "Height o God")[3] is a Palestinian ceety in the central Wast Bank locatit 10 kilometers (6 mile) north o Jerusalem, adjacent tae al-Bireh. It currently serves as the admeenistrative caipital o Palestine. Wi a population o nearly 25,500,[4] Ramallah wis historically a Christian toun, but today Muslims form the majority o the population, wi a strang Christian minority.

Ramallah
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 • Arabic(رام الله (البيرة
 • Ebreuרמאללה
Ramallahskyline2.jpg
Il centro di Ramallah.JPGMausoleo Arafat (Muqata, Ramallah) 01.JPG
Roman Grain mill - panoramio.jpg2010-08 Ramallah 07.jpg
Clockwise frae tap:
Ramallah skyline an the central mosque, Arafat mausoleum, Oor Leddy o the Annunciation Kirk, Roman ruins, Al-Manara Square
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Coordinates: 31°54′N 35°12′E / 31.900°N 35.200°E / 31.900; 35.200Coordinates: 31°54′N 35°12′E / 31.900°N 35.200°E / 31.900; 35.200
Palestine grid168/145
GovrenorateRamallah & al-Bireh
Govrenment
 • TeepCeety (from 1995)
 • Heid o MunicipalityMusa Hadid
Area
 • Jurisdiction16.3 km2 (6.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[2]
 • Jurisdiction27,092[1]
Websitewww.ramallah.ps

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns — Sister ceetiesEedit

Ramallah is twinned wi:

ReferencesEedit

  1. "UNdata – country profile – State of Palestine". un.org.
  2. 2007 PCBS Population. Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics. p.53. (Arabic)
  3. Ramallah.ps
  4. "Projected Mid -Year Population for Ramallah & Al Bireh Governorate by Locality 2004 - 2006". Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 22 Februar 2008.
  5. Trondheims offisielle nettsted - Vennskapsbyer