- Gaza Governorate
The Gaza Governorate ( _ar. محافظة غزة) is one of 16
Governorates of the Palestinian National Authoritylocated in the north central Gaza Stripwhich is administered by the Palestinian National Authorityaside from its border with Israel, airspace and maritime territory. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the district's population was 505,700 in 2006. All of its seats were won by Hamas members in the 2006 parliamentary elections. It is governed by Mohammed Qadoura.
The governorate consists of one city, three towns and a refugee camp.
al-Mughraqa( Abu Middein)
al-Shati (camp)(Beach camp)
* [http://www.pcbs.gov.ps/Portals/_pcbs/populati/pop13.aspx Gaza Governorate Localities]
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