::Jerusalem Governorate


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State of Palestine
West Bank
Part of the Palestinian territories

The Jerusalem Governorate (Arabic: محافظة القدس‎{{#invoke:Category handler|main}} Muḥāfaẓat al-Quds; Hebrew: Nafat al-Quds) is one of the 16 Governorates of Palestine and located in the central part of the West Bank. The Governorate has two sub-districts: Jerusalem J1, which is includes the localities within the Israeli Jerusalem municipality (East Jerusalem), and Jerusalem J2, which includes the remaining parts of the Jerusalem Governorate.<ref name=PCBS_settlements-2012/> The district capital of the Governorate is Jerusalem (al-Quds).

The total land area of the governorate is 344 km2. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the governorate had a population of 429,500 residents in 2005, accounting for 10.5% of Palestinians living in the Palestinian territories.<ref>Jerusalem Bulletin English.pdf</ref> Adnan al-Husayni was appointed governor in 2008.

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