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Rafah Governorate

The Rafah Governorate is a governorate of the Palestinian National Authority in the southernmost portion of the Gaza Strip. Its total land area consists of 65 sq. kilometers. Its district capital or muhfaza is the city of Rafah located on the border with Egypt.

According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics the governorate had a population of 171,363 in mid-year 2006. It contains the closed down Yasser Arafat International Airport.

Rafah Governorate Localities

  • al-Bayuk
  • al-Mawasi
  • al-Qarya as-Suwaydiya
  • Rafah (capital)
  • Shokat as-Sufi

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