Khan Yunis

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Khan Yunis
Ither transcription(s)
 • Arabic خان يونس
Location o Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip
Location o Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip
Govrenorate Khan Yunis
Foondit 1917
Govrenment
 • Teep Ceety
 • Heid o Municipality Muhammad Jawad Abd Al-Khaliq Al-Farra
Aurie
 • Jurisdiction 54,560 dunams (54.56 km2 or 21.07 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Jurisdiction 142,637[1]
Name meaning "Jonah's Inn"
Wabsteid www.khanyounis.mun.ps

Khan Yunis - aften spelt Khan Younis or Khan Yunnis - (Arabic: خان يونس‎‎; literally Jonah's Caravanserai) is a ceety an adjacent refugee camp in the soothren pairt o the Gaza Strip. Accordin tae the Palestinian Central Bureau o Statistics the ceety, its refugee camp, an its immediate surroondins haed a total population o 180,000 in 2006.[2] Although Khan Yunis lees anerlie 4 kilometers frae the Mediterranean Sea the climate o Khan Yunis is semi-arid wi temperatur reachin heich tae 30 degree C in simmer an decreasin heich at 10 degree C in winter region wi an annual rainfaw o approximately 260 mm.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Khan Yunis is twinned wi the follaein ceeties:

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 2007 PCBS Census. Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS). 2009. p. 63.
  2. Projected Mid -Year Population for Khan Yunis Governorate by Locality 2004- 2006

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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