Palestine

Palestine usually refers to:

  • Palestine (region), a geographical and historical region in the Middle East
  • Land of Israel, another common name for roughly the same region
  • The Holy Land, an area roughly located between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea
  • State of Palestine, a modern partially recognized proto-state in the Middle East
  • The Palestinian territories, or "Israeli occupied Palestinian territories", referring to the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip
    • Palestinian National Authority, also known as Palestinian Authority, an interim self-government body established in 1994 to govern parts of the territories. Since 2013, the Palestinian National Authority is officially referred to as the State of Palestine by international and internal organisations

Palestine may also refer to:

Contents

  • Historical political entities 1
  • Other places 2
    • Brazil 2.1
    • Colombia 2.2
    • Ecuador 2.3
    • Guatemala 2.4
    • Iraq 2.5
    • Italy 2.6
    • Netherlands 2.7
    • Poland 2.8
    • Saudi Arabia 2.9
    • United Kingdom 2.10
    • United States 2.11
  • Media 3
  • People 4
  • Politics 5
  • Other 6
  • See also 7

Historical political entities

  • Mandatory Palestine (1920–1948), a geopolitical entity under British administration
  • Ottoman Syria, divisions of the Ottoman Empire within the Levant
    • Mutasarrifate of Jerusalem (1872-1917), also known as the "Sanjak of Jerusalem", an Ottoman district commonly referred to as "Southern Syria" or "Palestine". The district encompassed Jerusalem, Gaza, Jaffa, Hebron, Bethlehem and Beersheba.
  • Jund Filastin (638 – 10th century), was one of the military districts of the Umayyad and Abbasid Caliphate province of Bilad al-Sham (Syria)
  • Byzantine Palestine
    • Palaestina Prima, a Byzantine province in the Levant from 390 to 636, comprising the Galilee and northern Jordan Valley
    • Palaestina Secunda, a Byzantine province in the Levant from 390 to 636, comprising the shoreline and hills of the Southern Levant (Judea and Samaria)
    • Palaestina Salutaris, a Byzantine province established in 6th century, covering the Negev and Transjordan
  • Syria Palaestina or Roman Palestine, a Roman province (135-390 CE) (135-330 CE), a province of the Roman Empire following merger of renamed Iudaea with Roman Syria
  • Palaistinê or Palaestina names used by Greek and Romans to refer to parts of the Levant during the Persian and Hellenic periods
  • Philistia, a name used in the Bible to refer to a pentapolis in the Southern Levant, established by Philistines c.1175 BC and existing in various forms until the Assyrian conquest in 8th century

Other places

Brazil

Colombia

Ecuador

Guatemala

Iraq

Italy

  • Palestrina (also known as Praeneste), an ancient city and municipality with a population of about 18,000, in Lazio, c. 35 km (22 mi) east of Rome

Netherlands

  • Palestina, a small hamlet within the municipality of Nijkerk

Poland

Saudi Arabia

United Kingdom

Media

People

Politics

Other

See also

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.