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Khan Yunis Governorate

The Khan Yunis Governorate is one of 16 Governorates of the Palestinian National Authority, located in the southern Gaza Strip. Its district capital is Khan Yunis. Its total land area consists of 108 sq. kilometers.

According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the governorate has a total population of approximately 280,000. Its land area is 69.61% urban, 12.8% rural and 17.57% comprising the Khan Yunis refugee camp.

Khan Yunis Governorate Localities


  • Abasan al-Kabera
  • Bani Suheila
  • Khan Yunis


  • Abasan al-Saghira
  • Khuza'a
  • al-Qarara

Village councils

  • al-Fukhari
  • Qa' al-Kharaba
  • Qa' al-Qurein
  • Qizan an-Najjar
  • Umm Kameil
  • Umm al-Kilab

Refugee camps

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