Population of Cities in Palestine (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
7
100,000 to 1 Million
48
10,000 to 100,000
  • East Jerusalem
  • Gaza
  • Khan Yunis
  • Jabalya
  • Hebron
  • Nablus
  • Rafah
  • Dayr al Balah
  • Bayt Lahya
  • Tulkarm
  • Qalqilyah
  • Yuta
  • Al Birah
  • Bayt Hanun
  • An Nusayrat
  • Old City
  • Al Burayj
  • Janin
  • Bani Suhayla
  • Bethlehem
  • Az Zahiriyah
  • Kalandia
  • Ar Ram wa Dahiyat al Barid
  • Ramallah
  • Halhul
  • Dura
  • Bani Na`im
  • Jericho
  • Al Qararah
  • As Samu`
  • Qabatiyah
  • Idhna
  • `Abasan al Kabirah
  • Sa`ir
  • Al `Ayzariyah
  • Balatah
  • Az Zuwaydah
  • Bayt Jala
  • Al Yamun
  • Tubas
  • Bayt Sahur
  • Tarqumya
  • Ya`bad
  • Surif
  • Baytunya
  • Bayt Ummar
  • `Anata
  • Givat Zeev
  • Abu Dis
  • Al `Ubaydiyah

The Palestine region is located in the Middle East and is generally considered to encompass Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. It is a region with a long and tumultuous history, resulting in changing boundaries and contentious definitions of borders. Recognised as the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity, the region is home to many locations and landmarks significant to these, and other, faiths. Today the region includes the states of Israel and Palestine, although the areas occupied by these states (and even the existence of the states themselves) continues to be politically contentious.

The State of Palestine is a sovereign state recognised by more than 130 UN member states and has a total population of more than 4.5 million. The state consists of sixteen administrative divisions, of which the Hebron district is the largest with a population of 706,508 residents. The Gaza division (with Gaza City as its district capital) is the second-largest with a population of 625,824. The state considers East Jerusalem to be its capital, although the city of Ramallah functions as its administrative center. Ramallah has a population of around 60,000 residents, and is regarded as the most liberal area in the state, as well as its economic and cultural center.

Palestine has 0 cities with more than a million people, 7 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 48 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Palestine is East Jerusalem, with a population of 428,304 people.

East Jerusalem

East Jerusalem includes Jerusalem's Old City and some of the holiest sites of Judaism.

428,304

Gaza

Gaza is a small self-governing Palestinian territory on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea.

410,000

Khan Yunis

The Constituency of Khan Yunis had five members on the Palestinian Legislative Council.

173,183

Jabalya

The city of Jabalya is currently run by a Hamas administration.

168,568

Hebron

Hebron is the largest city in the West Bank, and the second largest in the Palestinian territories.

160,470

Name 2018 Population Location
East Jerusalem428,304Map
Gaza410,000Map
Khan Yunis173,183Map
Jabalya168,568Map
Hebron160,470Map
Nablus130,326Map
Rafah126,305Map
Dayr al Balah59,504Map
Bayt Lahya56,919Map
Tulkarm44,169Map
Qalqilyah43,212Map
Yuta41,425Map
Al Birah38,192Map
Bayt Hanun37,392Map
An Nusayrat36,123Map
Old City36,000Map
Al Burayj34,951Map
Janin34,730Map
Bani Suhayla31,272Map
Bethlehem29,019Map
Az Zahiriyah27,616Map
Kalandia25,595Map
Ar Ram wa Dahiyat al Barid24,838Map
Ramallah24,599Map
Halhul21,076Map
Dura20,835Map
Bani Na`im19,783Map
Jericho19,783Map
Al Qararah19,500Map
As Samu`19,355Map
Qabatiyah19,127Map
Idhna18,727Map
`Abasan al Kabirah18,163Map
Sa`ir17,775Map
Al `Ayzariyah17,455Map
Balatah17,146Map
Az Zuwaydah16,688Map
Bayt Jala16,183Map
Al Yamun16,164Map
Tubas15,591Map
Bayt Sahur14,921Map
Tarqumya14,202Map
Ya`bad13,477Map
Surif12,992Map
Baytunya12,822Map
Bayt Ummar12,238Map
`Anata11,946Map
Givat Zeev11,764Map
Abu Dis11,753Map
Al `Ubaydiyah10,618Map
Bayt Fajjar10,579Map
Shukat as Sufi10,566Map
Tammun10,119Map
Bayt Furik10,108Map
`Attil10,100Map
`Arrabah9,703Map
Ad Dawhah9,631Map
Silat al Harithiyah9,557Map
Taffuh9,480Map
Salfit9,452Map
Dayr al Ghusun9,187Map
Bayt Ula9,159Map
Khuza`ah9,023Map
Al Khadir9,003Map
Bayta al Fawqa8,535Map
Qaffin8,489Map
Jaba`8,391Map
Dhannabah8,193Map
Ash Shuyukh8,151Map
Bidya8,065Map
Bayt `Awwa7,943Map
Bayt Liqya7,795Map
`Azzun7,727Map
`Aqraba7,707Map
`Asirah ash Shamaliyah7,475Map
Kafr Ra`i7,276Map
Qatanah7,274Map
`Anabta7,106Map
Qabalan7,043Map
Silwad7,006Map
Kharas6,885Map
Maythalun6,804Map
Dayr Dibwan6,692Map
`Illar6,681Map
Bal`a6,545Map
Al Mughraqah6,448Map
Bir Zayt6,398Map
Nahhalin6,215Map
An Nasr6,211Map
Za`tarah6,210Map
Oranit6,205Map
Biddu6,180Map
Jamma`in6,158Map
Dayr Samit6,144Map
Az Zaytuniyah6,107Map
Silat az Zahr6,079Map
`Abasan al Jadidah5,984Map
Hablah5,945Map
Hizma5,916Map
Bayt Lid5,740Map
Birqin5,730Map
Bayt Kahil5,663Map
Huwwarah5,633Map
`Awarta5,563Map
Husan5,535Map
Dayr Abu Da`if5,506Map
Al Fukhkhari5,464Map
Bani Zayd5,441Map
Sinjil5,371Map
Jannatah5,348Map
Kharbatha al Misbah5,141Map
Bani Zayd ash Sharqiyah5,015Map