Al-Mughraqa is a Palestinian town in the Gaza Governorate of the , located six kilometers southwest of . According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, al-Mughraqa had a population of 5,075 in 2006.

Landmarks in the Area

Netzarim was an Israeli settlement in the about 5 kilometers southwest of . is situated 1½ km north of Al-Mughraqa. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
Ge'alya, sometimes written Galia, is a moshav in central . is situated 4 km southeast of Al-Mughraqa. Photo: Gessis777, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Islamic University of Gaza, also known as IUG, IU Gaza and The University of Gaza, is an independent Palestinian university established in 1978 in . is situated 6 km northeast of Al-Mughraqa.

Non-governmental organization
The Palestinian Hydrology Group is a Palestinian NGO focusing on water and sanitation issues. is situated 6 km northeast of Al-Mughraqa.

Localities in the Area

Bureij is a Palestinian refugee camp located in the central east of the Salah al-Din Road in the Deir al-Balah Governorate. is situated 3½ km south of Al-Mughraqa.

Maghazi is located in the Deir al-Balah Governorate in the central . is situated 6 km south of Al-Mughraqa.

Az-Zawayda, also spelled Zawaida, is a Palestinian town in Deir al-Balah Governorate located about three kilometers northeast of the city of and just west of Maghazi refugee camp. is situated 6 km southwest of Al-Mughraqa.

Deir al-Balah or Deir al Balah is a Palestinian city in the central and the administrative capital of the Deir el-Balah Governorate. is situated 8 km southwest of Al-Mughraqa. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


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