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فلسطين \ ארץ ישראל

العربية [1]فلسطين سلطة وطنية فلسطينية

فلسطين هي جزء طبيعي من بلاد الشام ومنطقة تاريخية تقع شرق البحر الأبيض المتوسط تصل بين جزئي العالم العربي الأسيوي والأفريقي بوقوعها وشبه جزيرة سيناء عند نقطة إلتقاء القارتين، حدودها ما بين العراق والبحر المتوسط. وتحتوي هذه المنطقة على عدد كبير من المدن الهامة وعلى رأسها مدينتي القدس وبيت لحم وحيفا. لسلطة الوطنية الفلسطينية هي حكم ذاتي فلسطيني كان نتاج اتفاق أوسلو، وأنشئت بقرار من المجلس المركزي الفلسطيني في دورته المنعقدة في 10 أكتوبر 1993 في تونس، ويعول عليها أن تكون نواة الدولة الفلسطينية المقبلة والتي طالما حلم بها الشعب الفلسطيني. قامت السلطة الفلسطينية بعدة مهام من أهمها:

עברית ארץ ישראל הרשות הפלסטינית

פלשתינה הוא כינויה הלועזי של ארץ ישראל, המגדיר את האזור המקראי שכיום הוא מחולק לשלושה: מדינת ישראל, הגדה המערבית שבשטחיה ישנם אזורים שמוחזקים בריבונות ממשלת הרשות הפליסטינית, ורצועת עזה שבה הקים החמאס מערכת ממשלתית. לאזור יש גבול דרומי-מערבי עם חצי-האי סיני המצרי, גבול מזרחי עם ממלכת ירדן, גבול צפוני עם לבנון, וגבול צפוני-מזרחי עם סוריה.

English Palestine - State of Palestine

Palestine is the name of state and a geographical and historical region, nowadays divided between ► Israel,[2] the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) has control over part of the West Bank, and Hamas has control over the Gaza Strip. Maps of the PNA are included in this entry. Gaza borders ► Israel and ► Egypt, the West Bank borders Israel and ► Jordan.


Short name  Palestine
Official name State of Palestine
Status Internationally recognized state since 1988
Location Western Asia
Capital Jerusalem
Population 5,101,152 inhabitants
Area 6,020 km²
Major languages Arabic
Major religions Islam, Christianity
More information Palestine, Geography of Palestine, History of Palestine and Politics of Palestine
More images Palestine - Palestine (Category).

In Arabic

General maps

  Map showing the Palestine territories
  Map of Gaza Strip
  Map of West Bank and East Jerusalem
  Palestinian National Authority electoral districts (as of 2006)
  Governorates of the Palestinian National Authority
  Palestinian National Authority showing Israel's 1948 and 1967 borders
  Historical region of Palestine (as defined by Palestinian Nationalism) showing Israel's 1948 and 1967 borders
  Palestinian territories (West Bank and Gaza Strip) showing Israel's 1948 and 1967 borders

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Palestine, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Palestine.

  Fertile Crescent
  Akkadian Empire around 2000 BCE
  The Hittite Empire (red) at the height of its power in ca. 1290 BC, bordering on the Egyptian Empire (green)
  Hittite Empire
  Possible Jewish Exodus according to the Bible text. See also Stations list
  Levant around 830 BCE.
  Kingdom of Judah
  Kingdom of Israel
  Philistine city-states
  Phoenician states
  Kingdom of Ammon
  Kingdom of Edom
  Kingdom of Aram-Damascus
  Aramean tribes
  Arubu tribes
  Nabatu tribes
  Assyrian Empire
  Kingdom of Moab
  The region in the 9th century BCE - Philistine city states
  The Levant in 800 BCE - Philistine states
  The Assyrian Empire in the 9th to 7th centuries BC
  Deportation of the Jews by the Assyrian Empire
  Neo-Assyrian Empire
  Kingdom of Edom and Philistia in 600 BC
  Early Israel and Philistia
  Israel, Iudeae and Philistia (in Catalan)
  Kingdom of Israel and Philistia (in Catalan)
  Various interpretations of the Biblical account of the extent of David's Empire and location of Philistia
  The Region in the 9th to 7th centuries BC
  The Chaldean Empire around 600 BCE)
  The Achaemid Empire (Persia (648–330 BCE) at its greatest extent
  The Persian Achaemenid Empire
  The Persian Achaemenid Empire
  The Persian Achaemenid Empire
  The Expedition of Alexander the Great 334-323 BCE
  Map of the Empire of Alexander
  Map of the Empire of Alexander 334-323 BCE
  Map of the Empire of Alexander (Norwegian)
  Hellenistic successor states:
  Kingdom of Ptolemy
  Kingdom of Cassander
  Kingdom of Lysimachus
  Kingdom of Seleucus
Other states:
  Rome
  Hellenistic world in 200 BCE
  Kingdoms under Herod the Great, highlighted in red
  Territorial development of the Roman Empire 264 BC-192, including the conquest of present
  Palestine in the Roman Empire
  Decapolis
  Roman conquest of Minor Asia
  Roman Republic 100 BCE
  Map of the Roman Empire in 50
  The extent of the Roman Republic and Roman Empire;
  133 BC
  44 BC (late Republic, after conquests by republican generals)
  AD 14 (death of Augustus)
  117 (maximum extension)
  Iudaea and Philistia in the first century
  Camps of the Roman Legions in 80
  Roman Empire in 117
  Roman Empire divided 395, showing the dioceses and praetorian prefectures of Gaul, Italy, Illyricum and Oriens (east), roughly analogous to the four Tetrarch zones of influence after Diocletian's reforms.
  The division of the Empire after the death of Theodosius I, ca.395 AD superimposed on modern borders.
  Division of the Roman Empire in 406
  Eastern Roman Empire and Western Roman Empire, c.476
  Eastern Roman Empire
  Eastern Roman Empire under emperor Justinianus
  Eastern Roman Empire under emperor Justinianus
  Byzantine Empire 550
  Expansion of the Caliphate: I: Muhammad; II: Abu Bakr; III: Omar and IV: Othman
  Age of the Caliphs
  Caliphate around 750
  The Seljuq Empire 1037-1194
  The Crusader States
  A political map of the w:en:Near East in 1135 CE
  Christian States in the Levant
  Ayyubid dynasty in 1189
  The Ayyubid Empire of Saladin around 1190
  Growth of the Ottoman Empire
  Growth of the Ottoman Empire
[[|border|251x400px]] Map of the Ottoman Empire 1566
  Location of the Ottoman Empire in 1683
  Map of the Ottoman Empire 1801
  Map of Palestine 1900 (in Russian)
  British mandate of Palestine
  Palestine and Transjordan
  Palestine 1922
  Peel Commission Partition Plan A, July 1937
  Jewish zones in 1947
  Jewish settlements in 1947
  United Nations Partition Plan 1947
  United Nations Partition Plan 1947
  Israel 1947-1949 (in French)
  1948 Arab-Israeli War
  June 1948
  October 1948
  October 1948
  Dec 22, 1948 - Jan 07, 1949
  Dec 22, 1948 - Jan 07, 1949 (detail)
  Suez Crisis 1956: Conquest of Sinai
  1967 Six-Day War: Battle of Golan Heights
  Six-Day War: The Jordan salient
  Six-Day War: Conquest of Sinai 7–8 June
  1973 Yom Kippur war 1973: Golan heights theater
  Yom Kippur war
  Yom Kippur war
  The West Bank Barrier in february 2005
  The West Bank Barrier in may 2005

Other maps

Satellite maps

  Satellite map

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  • The status of various entities is disputed. See the content for the entities concerned.
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  1. Romanization: Filastīn - As-Sulta Al-Wataniyya Al-Filastīniyya.
  2. Most of the historical maps in this entry and in the entry on ► Israel are identical.

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