North Gaza Governorate

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The North Gaza Governorate (Arabic: محافظة شمال غزة‎) is one of the five Governorates of Palestine in the Gaza Strip which is administered by Palestine, aside from its border with Israel, airspace and maritime territory. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the Governorate had a population of 270,245 (7.2% of the Palestinian population) with 40,262 households in mid-year 2007 encompassing three municipalities, two rural districts and one refugee camp.[1]

It has five seats in the Palestinian Legislative Council, in 2006 they were all won by members of Hamas.

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Coordinates: 31°33′N 34°30′E / 31.55°N 34.5°E / 31.55; 34.5