Az-Zawayda

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Az-Zawayda
Other transcription(s)
 • Arabic الزوايده
 • Also spelled Zawaida (official)
al-Zawaydeh (unofficial)
Az-Zawayda is located in the Palestinian territories
Az-Zawayda
Az-Zawayda
Location of Az-Zawayda within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 31°25′42.38″N 34°21′57.42″E / 31.4284389°N 34.3659500°E / 31.4284389; 34.3659500Coordinates: 31°25′42.38″N 34°21′57.42″E / 31.4284389°N 34.3659500°E / 31.4284389; 34.3659500
Governorate Deir al-Balah
Government
 • Type City
Area
 • Jurisdiction 15,300 dunams (15.3 km2 or 5.9 sq mi)
Population (2006[1])
 • Jurisdiction 15,483

Az-Zawayda (Arabic: الزوايده‎, also spelled Zawaida) is a Palestinian town in Deir al-Balah Governorate located about three kilometers northeast of the city of Deir al-Balah and just west of Maghazi refugee camp. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) 2014 estimate, there is 20,000 residents.[1]

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