Area: 5 655 sq km
Population: 2 953 943 inhab. (estimate 2018)
Density: 522.36 inhab./sq km
Capital: 

West Bank

Aḑ-Ḑaffah al-Gharbīyah
Useful information


Territory west of the Jordan River. On 31 July 1988 Jordan renounced any claims to the region. The population is Palestinian, but there are around 400 000 Jewish settlers.

Administrative division

Administrative division
GovernorateAREAINHABITANTSYEAR
Bethlehem=Bayt Laḥm659 sq km217 400 inhab.2017
Ṭūbās402 sq km60 927 inhab.2017
Cities
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Jerusalem=Al-Quds281 163inhab.2017
Hebron=Al-Khalīl201 063inhab.2017
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Population

Population by age and gender (% - 2018)
75+
60-74
45-59
30-44
15-29
0-14
MALEAGEFEMALE
Demographic statistics
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Birth rate282017
Death rate2.52017
Population by selected age groups
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
0-14 years36.1%2018
15-29 years30.1%2018


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