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ⓘ Ramallah north of Jerusalem. It currently serves as the de facto capital of the State of Palestine, Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Nation ..




Ramallah
                                     

ⓘ Ramallah

Ramallah north of Jerusalem. It currently serves as the de facto capital of the State of Palestine, Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian National Authority. The constitutional capital is Jerusalem. Ramallah has over 27.000 people living there. Ramallah was historically a Christian town, but today Muslims form the majority of the population, with about 25% of the people Christians.

The name of the city is made of "Ram", an Aramaic word that means "high place or mountain", and "Allah", the Arabic word for God. It translates as "Height of God".

                                     

1. Other websites

Ramallah travel guide from Wikivoyage

  • Ramallah City Archived 2012-10-16 at the Wayback Machine
  • Ramallah History Archived 2007-05-10 at the Wayback Machine