Quick Data on Gaza Strip
|Short Name||Gaza Strip|
|Total Area||360 sq km|
Geography of Gaza Strip
As a country in Middle East, with coordinates at 31 25 N, 34 20 E, Gaza Strip neighbors Egypt 13 km, Israel 59 km. The terrain in Gaza Strip is described as flat to rolling, sand- and dune-covered coastal plain, with an average elevation point of n/a. The climate of Gaza Strip: temperate, mild winters, dry and warm to hot summers.
|Surface Total||360 sq km|
|Land Surface||360 sq km|
|Water Surface||0 sq km|
|Land Boundaries||72 km|
|Neighbor Countries||Egypt 13 km, Israel 59 km|
|Lowest Elevation Point||n/a|
|Highest Elevation Point||Abu ‘Awdah (Joz Abu ‘Awdah) 105 m|
Resources of Gaza Strip
The country enjoys many types of natural resources, with the main ones being arable land, natural gas. The agricultural land occupies n/a of Gaza Strip, while the land covered with forests is estimated at n/a.
|Percent of Total Land||Surface Sq km||Data|
|Agricultural Land||n/a||n/a sq km||n/a|
|Irrigated Land||240 sq km||2012|
|Forest Land||n/a||n/a sq km||n/a|
|Other Land||n/a||n/a sq km||n/a|
Population of Gaza Strip
The population of the country is estimated at 1,918,221 people, with the biggest urban area having n/a. Known as NA, the people from Gaza Strip come from diversified ethnic groups such as Palestinian Arab. The official language is Arabic. Religions: Muslim 98.0 – 99.0% (predominantly Sunni), Christian under 1.0%, other, unaffiliated, unspecified under 1.0% (2012 est.).
|Other Languages||Arabic, Hebrew (spoken by many Palestinians), English (widely understood)|
|Birth Rate||28.6 births / 1000 population (2020 est.)|
|Death Rate||3 deaths / 1000 population (2020 est.)|
|Urban Population||76.70% of total population (2020)|
|Physicians Density||2.77 physicians/1,000 population (2018)|
|Hospital Beds Density||1.3 beds/1,000 population (2018)|
Governing Type of Gaza Strip
Gaza Strip is a n/a. The legal system makes use of n/a.
|Citizenship by Birth||n/a|
|Citizenship by Descent||n/a|
|Residency Requirement for Naturalization||n/a|
Economy of Gaza Strip
From a population total of 1,918,221, the labor force is 1.24 million (2017 est.). The main products in agriculture are: olives, fruit, vegetables, flowers; beef, dairy products. Among the main industries considerable for the economy are: textiles, food processing, furniture. Its exports cover strawberries, carnations, vegetables, fish (small and irregular shipments, as permitted to transit the Israeli-controlled Kerem Shalom crossing). The main import products are: food, consumer goods, fuel.
|Exports||$1.955 billion (2017 est.)|
|Imports||$8.59 billion (2018 est.)|
|GDP / Capita||see entry for the the West Bank|
|Electricity Production||51,000 kWh (2011 est.)|
|Electrification Rate||population without electricity: 80,930 (2012)|
|Internet Penetration Rate||57.40% (July 2016 est.)|
For latest imports and exports data we recommend checking the website for the National Bank of Gaza Strip, statistics sectio