World Online Education - World Portal : International Online Education Portal
Worldwide Online Education
International Online Education Portal
Learn About the World's Online Business, Education, Economy, Politics, Culture, Religion, Media and More









Online Business Education. Economy. Politics. Culture. Religion. Media

Palestine Flag

Country Profile

Capital City: claimed East Jerusalem (Al Quds - Bir Salem)

Other Cities: Gaza strip: Gaza City; West Bank: Bethlehem, Hebron (Al-Khalil), Jericho, Nablus, Nazareth, Ramallah.

Local Time
: UTC +2h

Location: Middle East
Area: Gaza 360 sq km, West Bank 5 860 sq km
Terrain: Gaza--sand- and dune-covered coastal plain; West Bank--mostly rugged dissected upland, some vegetation in west.

Border countries
: Egypt, Israel, Jordan

Climate: A Mediterranean climate prevails in Palestine. Summers are hot and dry. Winters are rainy and cold.

Government: Limited civilian jurisdiction by the Palestinian National Authority, the interim administrative organization that nominally governs parts of the Palestinian territories of Gaza strip and West Bank.

Nationality: Palestinian
Population: 3.8 million
Ethnic Groups: Palestinian Arab, Jewish
Religions: Muslim 75% (predominantly Sunni), Jewish 17%, Christian and other 8%
Languages: Arabic, Hebrew (spoken by Israeli settlers and many Palestinians), English (widely understood)
Literacy: NA


Currency: New Israeli Shekel (ILS); Jordanian Dinar (JOD); US Dollar

Natural resources: arable land, natural gas.

Agriculture products: olives, citrus, vegetables; beef, dairy products

Industries: generally small family businesses that produce cement, textiles, soap, olive-wood carvings, and mother-of-pearl souvenirs.

Exports partners: Israel, Jordan

Imports partners: Israel, Jordan

Internet Links

Official Sites of the Palestinian Authorities

Palestinian National Authority

Palestine Ministry Of Information

Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Diplomatic Missions
Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the UN

Diplomatic Missions Abroad

Foreign Missions

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

Gaza Strip (1999)

Geopolitical Map of Westbank and Gaza

Geopolitical Map of Gaza

Geopolitical Map of the West Bank

Map of the Middle East region


Al Hayat Al Jadedah


Aqsa Aid

Palestinian Information Center

Palestine Report

International Press center (IPC)

Palestine Media Center (PMC)

WAFA - Palestine News Agency

Yahoo! Full Coverage - Israeli - Palestinian Conflict

Arts & Culture
Baha' Boukhari Web site

Breaking the Ice

Kamilya Jubran

Paltel Virtual Gallery

The Popular Art Centre (PAC)

Business & Economy
Palestine International Bank (PIB)

Palestinian Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture


Destination Palestine - Travel and Tour Guides

The Noble Sanctuary

City Guides

Jerusalem Tourism

Al-Bireh Municipality


Gaza City



The Hotels of Palestine

Al-Azhar University of Gaza

Bethlehem University

Birzeit University

Center for Palestine Research & Studies (CPRS)

Islamic University of Gaza

Palestinian Agricultural Relief Committees

Palestinian Hydrology Group

PENGON - The Palestinian Environmental NGOs Network

The Modern History of Palestine

Palestine Home of History

Israeli-Arab Conflict
US Road Map

UN Resolutions and other key documents

Stop The Wall

Encyclopedia of the Palestine Problem



Institute for Palestine Studies

Monitoring Israeli Colonizing Activities

The Origin of the Palestine-Israel Conflict

Guardian Unlimited (UK) - Special report: Israel & the Middle East


Palestine related index

Newsgroup of Palestine




Education Resources

Natural Stone Veneer
Stone Directory

Las Vegas Graphics & Web Design
Las Vegas Graphic & Web Design
Graphic Design & Web Design in Las Vegas

Dentures. Complete Dentures. Partial Dentures.
 Complete Dentures
 Partial Dentures

Leadership Courses & Management Courses in Las Vegas USA
Management Training Courses in Las Vegas USA
Leadership Training & Management Courses in Las Vegas

Management  Best Practices
Management Best Practices

Management Consulting Courses
Management Consulting Courses

Management Training Courses
Management Training Courses

Business School Online
Online Business Schools

Open Courseware
Free Open Courses

Online Business Courses
Business Schools Online

Business Management Courses
Business Management Courses

CEO Magazine
CEO Magazine

CEO Library
CEO Library

CEO Club
Executive Networking

CEO Books
CEO Books

MBA Review
Review of MBA Programs

Best MBA
Ranking of World's Best MBA Programs

MBA distance Learning
Online MBA

Top Ranking MBA
Ranking of Top MBA Programs

Online Executive MBA
Online Executive MBA Programs

Accelerated MBA
Accelerated MBA Programs

Las Vegas Web Design
Las Vegas Web Design