Ramallah and al-Bireh Governorate
|Governorates of the West Bank|
(State of Palestine)
The Ramallah and al-Bireh Governorate (Arabic: محافظة رام الله والبيرة Muḥāfaẓat Rām Allāh wa l Bīra; Nafat Ramallah VeAl Bire) is one of 16 governorates of Palestine. It covers a large part of the central West Bank, on the northern border of the Jerusalem Governorate. Its district capital or muhfaza (seat) is the city of al-Bireh.
According to PCBS, the governorate has 78 localities, including refugee camps. in its jurisdiction. 13 localities have the status of municipality.
The following localities in the Ramallah and al-Bireh Governorate have populations over 5,000.
- Bani Zeid
- Bani Zeid al-Sharqiya
- Beit Liqya
- Bir Zeit
- Deir Ammar
- Deir Dibwan
- Deir Jarir
- Kharbatha al-Misbah
- al-Mazra'a ash-Sharqiya
- Turmus Ayya
The following localities in the Ramallah and al-Bireh Governorate have populations of over 1,000.
- :: Al-Bireh Municipality :: Archived 2008-06-20 at the Wayback Machine
- Administrative divisions in Palestine Archived 2006-12-23 at the Wayback Machine
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