Ramallah and al-Bireh Governorate
The Ramallah and al-Bireh Governorate (Arabic: محافظة رام الله والبيرة Muḥāfaẓat Rām Allāh wa l Bīra; Hebrew: נפת רמאללה ואל-בירה Nafat Rāmallāh VeAl Bīra) is one of 16 governorates of the Palestinian National Authority. 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 retain the status of a 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.