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Ramallah
Ither transcription(s)
 • Arabic (رام الله (البيرة
 • Ebreu רמאללה
Ramallahskyline2.jpg
Il centro di Ramallah.JPGMausoleo Arafat (Muqata, Ramallah) 01.JPG
Roman Grain mill - panoramio.jpg2010-08 Ramallah 07.jpg
Clockwise frae tap:
Ramallah skyline an the central mosque, Arafat mausoleum, Oor Leddy o the Annunciation Kirk, Roman ruins, Al-Manara Square
Ramallah is locatit in the Palestinian territories
Ramallah
Ramallah
Location o Ramallah within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 31°54′N 35°12′E / 31.900°N 35.200°E / 31.900; 35.200Coordinates: 31°54′N 35°12′E / 31.900°N 35.200°E / 31.900; 35.200
Palestine grid 168/145
Govrenorate Ramallah & al-Bireh
Govrenment
 • Teep Ceety (from 1995)
 • Heid o Municipality Musa Hadid
Aurie
 • Jurisdiction 16.3 km2 (6.3 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Jurisdiction 27,092[1]
Wabsteid www.ramallah.ps

Ramallah (Arabic: رام اللهAbout this sound    Rāmallāh) (literally "Height o God")[3] is a Palestinian ceety in the central Wast Bank locatit 10 kilometers (6 miles) north o Jerusalem, adjacent tae al-Bireh. It currently serves as the admeenistrative caipital o Palestine. Wi a population o nearly 25,500,[4] Ramallah wis historically a Christian toun, but today Muslims form the majority o the population, wi a strang Christian minority.

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