Sheikh Ijlin

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Sheikh Ijlin

الشيخ عجلين
Sheikh Ajleen
Sheikh Ijlin is located in Gaza Strip
Sheikh Ijlin
Sheikh Ijlin
Location in Gaza Strip
Coordinates: 31°30′48.1″N 34°25′41.3″E / 31.513361°N 34.428139°E / 31.513361; 34.428139
Country Palestine
GovernorateGaza Governorate
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)+3

Sheikh Ijlin (Arabic: الشيخ عجلين[1]) is a neighborhood in southern Gaza City near the coastal road.[2]

On 18 November 2002, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) attacked the neighborhood, destroying the offices of the Preventive Security Force of the Palestinian National Authority.[3]


  1. ^ from a personal name, according to Palmer, 1881, page 362
  2. ^ Israeli Occupying Forces Systematically Attack Civilian Property in Khan Yunis (Gaza Strip) Archived 2007-08-14 at the Wayback Machine Applied Research Institute - Jerusalem, 27 January 2005.
  3. ^ Khaled Amayreh. Expanding the settlements Archived 2009-08-09 at the Wayback Machine. Al-Ahram Weekly, 27 November 2002.


  • Guérin, Victor (1869). Description Géographique Historique et Archéologique de la Palestine (in French). 1: Judee, pt. 2. Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale. (visit in 1863: p. 214)
  • Palmer, E. H. (1881). The Survey of Western Palestine: Arabic and English Name Lists Collected During the Survey by Lieutenants Conder and Kitchener, R. E. Transliterated and Explained by E.H. Palmer. Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund.

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Coordinates: 31°32′9.59″N 34°27′55.75″E / 31.5359972°N 34.4654861°E / 31.5359972; 34.4654861