Palestine (disambiguation)

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Palestine is a geographical region in the Middle East. Based on the borders o Mandatory Palestine, the region the day comprisin primarily Israel, the Wast Bank, the Gaza Strip an smaw pairts o Jordan. It is a commonly uised abbreviation for the State o Palestine an aw, a state declared bi the Palestine Leeberation Organization in 1988 an currently a nan-member observer state in the UN.

Ither common meanins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Further information: Definitions o Palestine
  • Palestinian Leeberation Organization - a Palestinian representative in the UN unner seembol "Palestine", as a observer entity atween 1970s tae 2012.
  • Palestinian Naitional Authority, a admeenistrative organisation established tae govren pairts o the Palestinian territories syne 1994.
  • Palestinian territories, kent as "Occupeed Palestinian Territory" (oPt) an aw, offeecially appleed bi the internaitional organisations tae refer tae Palestinian Authority atween 1998 tae 2012.

Ither historical meanins[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Philistia, a name uised in the Bible tae refer tae a pentapolis in the Soothren Levant, established bi Philistines c.1175 BC an existin in various forms till the Assirie conquest in 8t century
  • Palaistinê or Palaestina names uised bi Greek an Romans tae refer tae pairts o the Levant durin the Persie an Hellenic periods
  • Jund Filastin (638 – 10t century), a militar destrict o Bilad al-Sham province o Arab Caliphates
  • Mutasarrifate o Jerusalem (1872-1917), a destrict o the Ottoman Empire commonly referred tae as Palestine
  • Mandatory Palestine (1920–1948), a mandatit aurie namit Palestine an exercised bi Breetain, coverin umwhile Soothren Sirie o the Ottomans
  • Aw-Palestine Govrenment, a Palestinian Arab state, proclaimit bi the Arab League on 22 September 1948, an seatit in Egyptian occupee'd Gaza Strip. It wis absorbit intae the Unitit Arab Republic in 1959

Ither places namit Palestine or similar[eedit | eedit soorce]

Iraq[eedit | eedit soorce]

Italy[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Palestrina (anciently Praeneste), a auncient ceety an comune (municipality) wi a population o aboot 18,000, in Lazio, c. 35 km east o Roum

Netherlands[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Palestina, a smaw hamlet athin the commonty o Nijkerk

Poland[eedit | eedit soorce]

Saudi Arabie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Unitit Kinrick[eedit | eedit soorce]

Unitit States[eedit | eedit soorce]

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