Friday, December 10, 2010

Israel, Judea and Samaria (West Bank) and Gaza Strip

Size and Population
Nadene Goldfoot

According to the CIA Report, Israel is made of 22,072 square km. Water available consists of 430 square km. The coastline is 273 km. It is slightly smaller than New Jersey. The population of Israel is 7,353,985 which is including over a million and a half Palestinian Arabs.
To be exact, the population is 7.6 million with 5.7 million Jews and 1.5 million Arabs. Judea/Samaria or the West Bank is 5,860 square km. Water available is 220 square km. It is slightly smaller than Delaware. The population is 2,514,845.

The Gaza Strip is made of 360 square km and has no water source. it is a little more than twice the size of Washington D.C. The coastline is 40 km long. The population is 1,604,238 led by the Hamas terrorist organization.

The West Bank and Gaza together are 6,220 square km. That's 360 sq. km more than Israel. Their population comes to 4,119,083. Israel contains about 2 million more minus the Palestinians that are Israeli citizens. Israel sits in the middle of two beligerent people, the Hamas terrorists who want to wipe Israel out and Fatah, who are most likely also wishing for Israel's disappearance.

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