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PALESTINE


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    PALESTINE (or Palestinian Territories)

A wide variety of geographic definitions of Palestine have been used over the centuries, and those definitions have always been emotionally and politically contentious.

Many of the historical issues concerning Israelis and Palestinians involve geography and maps. In recent years the fragmented Palestinian Territories are generally located within the Gaza Strip, East Jerusalem and the West Bank.



GENERAL INTEREST:
NATIONAL SYMBOLS:
  • Bird: Palestine Sunbird
  • Tree: Olive