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فلسطين \ ארץ ישראל

العربية [1]فلسطين سلطة وطنية فلسطينية

فلسطين هي جزء طبيعي من بلاد الشام ومنطقة تاريخية تقع شرق البحر الأبيض المتوسط تصل بين جزئي العالم العربي الأسيوي والأفريقي بوقوعها وشبه جزيرة سيناء عند نقطة إلتقاء القارتين ، حدودها ما بين نهر الأردن والبحر المتوسط. وتحتوي هذه المنطقة على عدد كبير من المدن الهامة وعلى رأسها مدينتي القدس وبيت لحم وحيفا. لسلطة الوطنية الفلسطينية هي حكم ذاتي فلسطيني كان نتاج اتفاق اوسلو، وأنشئت بقرار من المجلس المركزي الفلسطيني في دورته المنعقدة في 10 اكتوبر 1993 في تونس، ويعول عليها أن تكون نواة الدولة الفلسطينية المقبلة والتي طالما حلم بها الشعب الفلسطيني. تقوم السلطة الفلسطينية حالياً بعدة مهام من أهمها:

עברית ארץ ישראל הרשות הפלסטינית

פלשתינה הוא כינויה הלועזי של ארץ ישראל, המגדיר את האזור המקראי שכיום הוא מחולק לשלושה: מדינת ישראל, הגדה המערבית שבשטחיה ישנם אזורים שמוחזקים בריבונות ממשלת הרשות הפליסטינית, ורצועת עזה שבה הקים החמאס מערכת ממשלתית. לאזור יש גבול דרומי-מערבי עם חצי-האי סיני המצרי, גבול מזרחי עם ממלכת ירדן, גבול צפוני עם לבנון, וגבול צפוני-מזרחי עם סוריה.

English Palestine - State of Palestine

Palestine is the name of state and a geographical and historical region, nowadays divided between ► Israel[2], the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) has control over part of the West Bank, and Hamas has control over the Gaza Strip. Maps of the PNA are included in this entry. Gaza borders ► Israel and ► Egypt, the West Bank borders Israel and ► Jordan.


Short name  Palestine
Official  name State of Palestine
Status Internationally recognized state since 1988
Location Western Asia
Capital Jerusalem
Population 4,260,636 (2010) inhabitants
Area 6,020 km²
Major  languages Arabic
Major  religions Islam, Christianity
More information Palestine, Geography of Palestine, History of Palestine and Politics of Palestine
More  images Palestine - Palestine (Category).

In Arabic

General maps

Is-map.PNG Map showing the Palestine territories
Gz-map.png Map of Gaza Strip
We-map.png Map of West Bank and East Jerusalem
Palestine election map.PNG Palestinian National Authority electoral districts (as of 2006)
Palestine governorates.png Governorates of the Palestinian National Authority
Palestinian National Authority showing Israel's 1948 and 1967 borders.svg Palestinian National Authority showing Israel's 1948 and 1967 borders
Historical region of Palestine (as defined by Palestinian Nationalism) showing Israel's 1948 and 1967 borders.svg Historical region of Palestine (as defined by Palestinian Nationalism) showing Israel's 1948 and 1967 borders
Palestinian territories (West Bank and Gaza Strip) showing Israel's 1948 and 1967 borders.svg Palestinian territories (West Bank and Gaza Strip) showing Israel's 1948 and 1967 borders

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Palestine, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Palestine.

Fertile Crescent map.png Fertile Crescent
AlterOrient.jpg Akkadian Empire around 2000 BCE
Hittite Empire.png The Hittite Empire (red) at the height of its power in ca. 1290 BC, bordering on the Egyptian Empire (green)
Hitt Egypt Perseus.png Hittite Empire
Exodus Map.jpg Possible Jewish Exodus according to the Bible text. See also Stations list
Levant 830.png Levant around 830 BCE.
   Kingdom of Judah
   Kingdom of Israel
   Philistine city-states
   Phoenician states
   Kingdom of Ammon
   Kingdom of Edom
   Kingdom of Aram-Damascus
   Aramean tribes
   Arubu tribes
   Nabatu tribes
   Assyrian Empire
   Kingdom of Moab
Levant 01.PNG The region in the 9th century BCE - Philistine city states
Levant 800.png The Levant in 800 BCE - Philistine states
Map of Assyria.png The Assyrian Empire in the 9th to 7th centuries BC
Deportationofjewsbyassyrian.jpg Deportation of the Jews by the Assyrian Empire
Carte-Empire néo-assyrien.png Neo-Assyrian Empire
Edom.PNG Kingdom of Edom and Philistia in 600 BC
Early-Historical-Israel-Dan-Beersheba-Judea.png Early Israel and Philistia
Israel i Judà.jpg Israel, Iudeae and Philistia (in Catalan)
Regne d'Israel.jpg Kingdom of Israel and Philistia (in Catalan)
Davids-kingdom with captions specifiying vassal kingdoms-derivative-work.jpg Various interpretations of the Biblical account of the extent of David's Empire and location of Philistia
Map of Assyria.png The Region in the 9th to 7th centuries BC
Median Empire.jpg The Chaldean Empire around 600 BCE)
Map of the Achaemenid Empire.jpg The Achaemid Empire (Persia (648–330 BCE) at its greatest extent
Achaemenid-empire-500BCE.png The Persian Achaemenid Empire
Carte empire achéménide.png The Persian Achaemenid Empire
Persian Empire, 490 BC.gif The Persian Achaemenid Empire
Map of Armenia and Albania (1760).jpg The Expedition of Alexander the Great 334-323 BCE
Map-alexander-empire.png Map of the Empire of Alexander
MacedonEmpire.jpg Map of the Empire of Alexander 334-323 BCE
Alexander den stores rike, Nordisk familjebok.jpg Map of the Empire of Alexander (Norwegian)
Diadochen1.png Hellenistic successor states:
   Kingdom of Ptolemy
   Kingdom of Cassander
   Kingdom of Lysimachus
   Kingdom of Seleucus
   Epirus
Other states:
   Rome
Hellenistic world 200BC blank.png Hellenistic world in 200 BCE
Herodes el Gran.jpg Kingdoms under Herod the Great, highlighted in red
Roman expansion 264 BC Shepherd.jpg Territorial development of the Roman Empire 264 BC-192, including the conquest of present
Provincia Syria.png Palestine in the Roman Empire
Thedecapolis.png Decapolis
Asia minor roman power.jpg Roman conquest of Minor Asia
Expansion of Rome, 2nd century BC.gif Roman Republic 100 BCE
Roman Empire in 50 BC.png Map of the Roman Empire in 50
Roman Empire.png The extent of the Roman Republic and Roman Empire;
   133 BC
   44 BC (late Republic, after conquests by republican generals)
   AD 14 (death of Augustus)
   117 (maximum extension)
First century palestine.gif Iudaea and Philistia in the first century
Roman Legions camps - AD 80.png Camps of the Roman Legions in 80
Roemischeprovinzentrajan.png Roman Empire in 117
Roman empire 395.jpg Roman Empire divided 395, showing the dioceses and praetorian prefectures of Gaul, Italy, Illyricum and Oriens (east), roughly analogous to the four Tetrarch zones of influence after Diocletian's reforms.
Theodosius I's empire.png The division of the Empire after the death of Theodosius I, ca.395 AD superimposed on modern borders.
Rome406.jpeg Division of the Roman Empire in 406
628px-Western and Eastern Roman Empires 476AD(3).PNG Eastern Roman Empire and Western Roman Empire, c.476
EasternRomanEmpire.png Eastern Roman Empire
Justinien 527-565.svg Eastern Roman Empire under emperor Justinianus
Justinian Byzanz.png Eastern Roman Empire under emperor Justinianus
Byzantium550.png Byzantine Empire 550
Arabische Rijk.jpg Expansion of the Caliphate: I: Muhammad; II: Abu Bakr; III: Omar and IV: Othman
Age of Caliphs.png Age of the Caliphs
Califate 750.jpg Caliphate around 750
Seldschuken-Reich-map.png The Seljuq Empire 1037-1194
Crusaderstates.jpeg The Crusader States
Near East 1135.svg A political map of the w:en:Near East in 1135 CE
ChristianStatesInTheLevant.jpg Christian States in the Levant
Ayyubids1189.png Ayyubid dynasty in 1189
Ayyubid.png The Ayyubid Empire of Saladin around 1190
Ottoman small animation.gif Growth of the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman empire 1481-1683.jpg Growth of the Ottoman Empire
[[|border|251x400px]] Map of the Ottoman Empire 1566
Ottoman 1683.png Location of the Ottoman Empire in 1683
OttomanEmpire1801.jpg Map of the Ottoman Empire 1801
Map of Palestine in Russian, a. 1900.jpg Map of Palestine 1900 (in Russian)
BritishMandatePalestine1920.png British mandate of Palestine
PalestineAndTransjordan.png Palestine and Transjordan
Palestine frontier 1922.png Palestine 1922
Peel map pd.png Peel Commission Partition Plan A, July 1937
Jewish zones 1947.jpg Jewish zones in 1947
Map of Jewish settlements in Palestine in 1947.png Jewish settlements in 1947
1947-UN-Partition-Plan-1949-Armistice-Comparison.png United Nations Partition Plan 1947
UN Partition Plan Palestine.png United Nations Partition Plan 1947
Israel-1947-1949.jpg Israel 1947-1949 (in French)
1948 arab israeli war - May15-June10.jpg 1948 Arab-Israeli War
Israel-1er-juin-1948.jpg June 1948
Debut-octobre-1948.jpg October 1948
1948 arab israeli war - Oct.jpg October 1948
1948 arab israeli war - Dec22-Jan07.jpg Dec 22, 1948 - Jan 07, 1949
1948-arab-israeli-war-Dec22-jan07-detail.jpg Dec 22, 1948 - Jan 07, 1949 (detail)
1956 Suez war - conquest of Sinai.jpg Suez Crisis 1956: Conquest of Sinai
1967 Six Day War - Battle of Golan Heights.jpg 1967 Six-Day War: Battle of Golan Heights
1967 Six Day War - The Jordan salient.jpg Six-Day War: The Jordan salient
1967 Six Day War - conquest of Sinai 7-8 June.jpg Six-Day War: Conquest of Sinai 7-8 June
1973 Yom Kippur War - Golan heights theater.jpg 1973 Yom Kippur war 1973: Golan heights theater
1973 sinai war maps.jpg Yom Kippur war
1973 sinai war maps2.jpg Yom Kippur war
BarrierFeb2005.png The West Bank Barrier in february 2005
BarrierMay2005.png The West Bank Barrier in may 2005

Other maps

Satellite maps

Satellite image of Israel in January 2003.jpg Satellite map

Notes and references

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  1. Romanization: Filastīn - As-Sulta Al-Wataniyya Al-Filastīniyya.
  2. Most of the historical maps in this entry and in the entry on ► Israel are identical.

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