Ramallah is a small city in the Palestinian Territories, located within the West Bank region, some 15 km north of Jerusalem. Since the inception of the Palestinian National Authority, Ramallah has acted as the de facto capital city of the Palestinian administration.

Notable Places in the Area

Archaeological site
Tell en-Nasbeh, likely the biblical city of Mizpah in Benjamin, is a 3.2 hectare tell located on a low plateau 12 kilometers northwest of in the . is situated 3 km southeast of Ramallah. Photo: דניאל צבי, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Public building
Mukataʿa is an Arabic word for headquarters or administrative center. is situated 1½ km northeast of Ramallah. Photo: Lily, Public domain.

is a town square located in Ramallah, , Palestine.

Ofer Prison, formerly officially known as Incarceration Facility 385, is an incarceration facility located in the , between Ramallah/Beituniya and Giv'at Ze'ev. is situated 3½ km south of Ramallah.

Localities in the Area

Al-Bireh, al-Birah, or el-Bira is a Palestinian city in the central , 15 kilometers north of . is situated 1½ km east of Ramallah. Photo: יעקב, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an Israeli settlement and local council located in the Binyamin Region of the . is situated 5 km northeast of Ramallah. Photo: campsmum, CC BY 2.0.

is a Palestinian town, located approximately 4 km southwest of the city of Ramallah in the central in the northern Jerusalem Governorate. is situated 3½ km south of Ramallah. Photo: יעקב, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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