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Palestine is located in Asia
  Borders of the Palestinian territories (West Bank and Gaza Strip) which are claimed by the State of Palestine
  Borders of Mandatory Palestine
  Historical boundaries of Roman Syria Palaestina, where dashed green line shows the boundary between Byzantine Palaestina Prima (later Jund Filastin) and Palaestina Secunda (later Jund al-Urdunn), as well as Palaestina Salutaris (later Jebel et-Tih and the Jifar)

Palestine usually refers to:

  • Palestine (region), a geographical and historical region in the Middle East
    • The Holy Land, another name for the above region, with theological implications
    • The Palestinian territories or occupied Palestinian territories, referring to the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip occupied by the modern State of Israel

Palestine may also refer to:

Historical political entities[edit]

  • Mandatory Palestine (1920–1948), a geopolitical entity under British administration
  • Ottoman Palestine, divisions of the Ottoman Empire within the Levant
  • Jund Filastin (638 – 10th century), a sub-province of the Greater Syria region during the early Caliphates
  • Byzantine Palestine
    • Palaestina Prima, a Byzantine province in the Levant from 390 to 636, comprising the Galilee and northern Jordan Valley
    • Palaestina Secunda, a Byzantine province in the Levant from 390 to 636, comprising the shoreline and hills of the Southern Levant (Judea and Samaria)
    • Palaestina Salutaris, a Byzantine province established in 6th century, covering the Negev and Transjordan
  • Syria Palaestina or Roman Palestine, a Roman province (135-390 CE) (135-330 CE), a province of the Roman Empire following merger of renamed Iudaea with Roman Syria
  • Palaistinê or Palaestina names used by Greek and Romans to refer to parts of the Levant during the Persian and Hellenic periods
  • Philistia, a name used in the Bible to refer to a pentapolis in the Southern Levant, established by Philistines c.1175 BC and existing in various forms until the Assyrian conquest in 8th century

Other places[edit]







  • Palestrina (also known as Praeneste), an ancient city and municipality with a population of about 18,000, in Lazio, c. 35 km east of Rome


  • Palestina, a small hamlet within the municipality of Nijkerk


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