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Ramallah Destination Guide

Touring Ramallah in Palestinian Territory.

Ramallah in the region of West Bank with it's 24,599 citizens is located in Palestinian Territory - some 303 mi (or 488 km) South-East of East Jerusalem, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Ramallah in Palestinian Territory

Time in Ramallah is now 07:43 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Hebron" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Amman, Tyre, Beirut or Khirbat Kafr Shiyyan. Being here already, consider visiting . We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

20°C / 69 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 51 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 92%
Air Pressure 998.4 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 76% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 2nd of March 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 14°C (58 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)
Friday, 3rd of March 2017
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 13°C (55 °F)
Night: 11°C (51 °F)
Saturday, 4th of March 2017
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 16°C (61 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)

Videos

Disputed teratory Stubo's photos around ...

01:01 min ( February 13, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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Ramallah Heavy Snowfall March 2 2012

00:45 min ( March 03, 2012 by RamallahWeather K.I.R.)
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Ramallah Heavy Snowfall March 2, 2012


Independence Day in Israel Quakertrish's...

00:57 min ( February 24, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW3)
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Eine Mauer zwischen ihnen Brisko's photo...

01:06 min ( February 10, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW1)
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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Ramallah during the next days.

06
Mar
2017

Free Bethlehem Walking Tours

Beginning: 11:00 am (11:00).
More on eventful.com.

27
Mar
2017

A Good Meal With 9others - Ramallah

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
More on eventful.com.

15
May
2017

CONNECTIONS 2017

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
More on eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

Mukataa

See muqata'ah for the Ottoman instrument for financing state expenses. 50x40pxThis article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Mukataa is the name used to refer to the offices and administrative centers of the Palestinian National Authority.

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Located at 31.9, 35.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Arabic words and phrases, Buildings and structures in the West Bank, Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Palestinian National Authority, Ramallah, Tegart forts

Palestinian territories

The Palestinian territories or occupied Palestinian territories (OPT or oPt) comprise the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. In 1993, following the Oslo Accords, parts of the territories politically came under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian National Authority (Areas A and B). In 2007, the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip violently split from the Palestinian Authority, governing the area of Gaza independently since.

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Located at 31.9, 35.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Disputed territories in Asia, Fertile Crescent, Geography of Israel, Geography of the Middle East, Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Levant, Palestinian territories, States and territories established in 1967, Western Asia

Ai (Bible)

Ai was a Canaanite royal city. According to the Book of Joshua in the Hebrew Bible, it was conquered by the Israelites on their second attempt. The ruins of the city are popularly thought to be in the modern-day archeological site Et-Tell.

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Located at 31.9, 35.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Book of Joshua, Canaanite cities, Hebrew Bible cities, Torah cities

Ramathaim-Zophim

Ramathaim-Zophim, also called Ramah and Ramatha in the Douay-Rheims, is a town that has been identified with the modern Neby Samwil, about 4 or 5 miles north-west of Jerusalem. But there is no certainty as to its precise locality. The home of Elkanah, Samuel’s father, the birthplace of Samuel and the seat of his authority, the town is frequently mentioned in the history of that prophet and of David . Here Samuel died and was buried .

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Located at 31.9, 35.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Hebrew Bible places

Neve Yaakov

Neve Yaakov also Neve Ya'aqov, (lit. Jacob's Oasis), is a neighborhood located in northern East Jerusalem, north of Pisgat Ze'ev and south of al-Ram. Established in 1924 during the period of the British Mandate, it was abandoned during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. The area was captured by Israel in the Six Day War and a new neighborhood was built there, at which time international opposition to its legitimacy began.

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Located at 31.9, 35.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Israeli settlements, Jewish villages depopulated during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, Neighbourhoods of Jerusalem, Orthodox Jewish communities in Jerusalem

Quote of the moment

The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.

G. K. Chesterton