A Short Introduction To The Philately Of Palestine

New Additions 28.07.2012

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post offices in Palestine: area map for (23) Beit Jala Beit Jala
بيت جالا
Beit Jala
Pop.: 11,758
Govern.: Bet
Opened: 1910
PO Number: 502
Postcode: 160
31°43' N, 35°11' E
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Largely christian town just NW of Bethlehem, about 10 km S of Jerusalem, with some 12,000 inhabitants (1997 Census: 11,957, 2007 Census: 11,758. Nearest other office is Bethlehem. An Egyptian office worked between 24.12.1948 and (?)## .Jordanian authorities operated a post office between 1949(?) and 5.06.1967. A post office under control of the Israeli military occupation forces existed from 23.08.1967. The PNA post office is on Tujjar street.
مكتب بريد بيت جالا / BEET JALA POST OFFICE III h7.06.2012
37.50
(390)
post offices in Palestine: area map for (33) Bethlehem Bethlehem
بيت لحم
Beth Lehem, Beit Lahm
Pop.: 25,266
Govern.: Bet
Opened: 1870
PO Number: 501
Postcode: 150
31°42' N, 35°12' E
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Governorate capital with 25,266 inhabitants (Census 2007, 1997: 21,673) and a large Christian minority, dominated by tourism and trading. The post office is inbetween the municpal offices and Cairo-Amman Bank on the west side of Manger Square. The first post office in the city was opened by the Ottoaman authorities in 1870. An Egyptian office worked between 10.06.1948 and 11.10.1948. Jordanian authorities operated a post office (district main PO) between November 1948(exact date?) and 5.06.1967. A post office under control of the Israeli military occupation forces existed from 10.07.1967.
مكتب بريد بيت لحم / BETHLEHEM POST OFFICE / 2 III c15.04.2012
40.80
(387)
مكتب بريد بيت لحم / BETHLEHEM POST OFFICE / 4 III c12.06.2012
37.3026.06.2012
(389)
مكتب بريد بيت لحم / BETHLEHEM POST OFFICE / 1 III c12.06.2012
37.3026.06.2012
(391)
post offices in Palestine: area map for (49) Gaza, Central Sorting Gaza, Central Sorting
غزة - الفرزالمركزي
Gaza, Central Sorting
Pop.: n/a
Govern.: Gaz
Opened: -
Postcode: 860
31°33' N, 34°27' E
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Central sorting facilty, situated in the Omar al-Mukhtar office.
الـفـرز الـمر كـزي / غزة / Central Sorting V7.06.2011
38.2011.06.2012
Oval 38.20x37.30. (386)
الـفـرز الـمر كـزي / غزة / Central Sorting / 4 V10.06.2012
38.40
Oval 38.40x37.20. (393)
post offices in Palestine: area map for (51) Gaza, Omer El Mokhtar Gaza, Omer El Mokhtar
غزة - عمرالمختار
Gaza, Omer El Mokhtar
Pop.: 409680
Govern.: Gaz
Opened: 17.10.1996
Postcode: 850
31°33' N, 34°27' E
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Governorate capital with a population of 409,680 (2006 mid-yearestimate). The first post office was opened in 1865 by the Ottoman authorities. A post office (New Gaza 5) under control of the Israeli military occupation forces existed from 9.04.1968. The city's main post office is in the MTIT building on Omar al-Mukhtar Street between Abu Khadra mosque and the municipal park.
غـــزة / GAZA / 8 III c S28.06.2012
37.80
(394)
post offices in Palestine: area map for (56) Hebron Hebron
الخليل
Hebron (Al Khalil)
Pop.: 163,146
Govern.: Heb
Opened: 2005
PO Number: 401
Postcode: 706
31°32' N, 35°06' E
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Major city and muhfaza. Population rose between 1997 and 2007 censuses from 119,093 to 163,146. The town's first post office was opened in 1870 under Ottoman control. Under Egyptian control, an office existed from 27.09.1948 to 23.02.1949. Jordanian authorities operated a post office (district main PO) between 23.06.1949 and 5.06.1967. A post office under control of the Israeli military occupation forces existed from 9.07.1967. The current PNA office is on Malik al-Faisal street
بريد محافظة الخليل / HEBRON / POST / 401 VIII a15.04.2012
28.00
(388)
post offices in Palestine: area map for (85) Rafah Rafah
رفح
Rafah
Pop.: 71,003
Govern.: Raf
Opened: 1948
Postcode: 980
31°16' N, 34°16' E
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Governorate capital, the city itself has a population of 71,003, with Rafah camp adding a further 59,983 (2006 PCBS estimates, both aggregated: 130,986, 1997 Census: 91,931). The post office is situated on Omar bin al-Khataab street between al-Masri tower and city hall. An Egyptian office operated here from 1948--1967. A post office under control of the Israeli military occupation forces existed from 23.07.1967.
رفــح / RAFAH I a28.05.2012
38.1028.05.2012
Oval 38.10x37.70. (392)
Al Aizariya
Al Aizaria, El-Eizariya, Al 'Eizariya
Population: 17,606
Jer
D1RR102002063PS
(336)25.06.2012
(1294)
D1RR102002065PS
(336)25.06.2012
(1280)
Attil
Atil
Population: 9,038
Tul
D4RR805000305PS
(177)26.06.2012
(1300)
Azun
Azzon, Azzun
Population: 7,821
Qal
D1RR806000261PS
(323)26.06.2012
(1329)
Bani Naim
Bani Naem, Bani Na'im, Bani Na'eem
Population: 20,084
Heb
بني نعيم / BANI NAIM B40665
(375)26.06.2012
labeled over by RR408000665PS. (1332)
D4RR408000665PS
(375)26.06.2012
(1333)
Bani Suheyla
Bani Sehaela, Bani Suheila, Bani Suhayleh, Bani Suhayla
Population: 32,773
Kha
بني سهيله / BANI SUHAYLA B1[?]
(366)29.05.2012
Provided by Oliver Zimmer.. (1336)
بني سهيله / BANI SUHAYLA B1003555
(366)22.05.2012
(1290)
Bani Zaid
Babi Zaed, Bani Zeid, Bani Zeid al-Gharbiyeh (Beit Rima)
Population: 5,515
Ram
بني زيد الغربية (بيت ريما) / BANI ZEID AL-GHARBIYEH B40029
(205)27.06.2012
labeled over by RR213000029PS. (1330)
D4RR213000029PS
(205)27.06.2012
(1331)
Bani Zeid ash Sharqiya
Bani Zeid al-Sharqiya
Population: 5,083
Ram
بني زيد الشرقية (عاروره) / BANI ZEID AL-SHARQIA B40028
(293)26.06.2012
labeled over by RR215000028PS. (1327)
D4RR215000028PS
(293)26.06.2012
(1328)
Beit 'Awwa
Beit Awa, Beit Awwa
Population: 8,064
Heb
Palestine Post D3RR504000090PS
(376)6.06.2012
additional manuscript mark "E: 54". (1301)
Palestine Post D3RR504000093PS
(376)27.06.2012
(1316)
Beit Jala
Beit Jala
Population: 11,758
Bet
D1RR502001078PS
(390)7.06.2012
Provided by Oliver Zimmer.. (1270)
D1-RRR502001078PS
(390)7.06.2012
Provided by Oliver Zimmer.. (1271)
Beit Lahia
Beit Lahya, Beit Lahiya
Population: 59,540
Gzn
غزه ٥ / GAZA 5 B1000864
(382)28.05.2012
Reg. label applied at CS?. (1291)
Beit Liqya
Beit Liqya
Population: 7,710
Ram
بيت لقيا / BEITLIQYA B40004
(164)27.06.2012
labeled over by RR214000004PS. (1334)
D4RR214000004PS
(164)27.06.2012
wrong number?. (1335)
Beit Sahur
Beit Sahoor
Population: 12,367
Bet
D1RR503001383PS
(273)28.06.2012
(1320)
Beit Ummar
Beit Ommer
Population: 13,548
Heb
بيت امر / BEIT UMMAR B40551
(215)4.06.2012
labeled over by RR407000551PS. Provided by Oliver Zimmer.. (1266)
بيت امر / BEIT UMMAR B40560
(215)25.06.2012
labeled over by RR407000560PS. (1296)
D1RR407000551PS
(215)4.06.2012
Provided by Oliver Zimmer.. (1267)
D4RR407000560PS
(215)25.06.2012
(1297)
Beit Umrin
Beit Amraen, Beit Imrin
Population: 2,821
Nab
D1RR306000010PS
(237)26.06.2012
(1321)
Beitunya
Betonia, Beituniya
Population: 19,761
Ram
بيتونيا / BEITUNYA B40722
(207)25.06.2012
labeled over by RR203000722PS. (1298)
بيتونيا / BEITUNYA B40723
(207)25.06.2012
labeled over by RR203000723PS. (1284)
D4RR203000722PS
(207)25.06.2012
(1299)
D4RR203000723PS
(207)25.06.2012
(1285)
Bethlehem
Beth Lehem, Beit Lahm
Population: 25,266
Bet
D1RR501010561PS
(389)12.06.2012
Provided by Oliver Zimmer.. (1268)
D1RR501010790PS
(389)26.06.2012
(1302)
D1-RRR501010561PS
(389)12.06.2012
Provided by Oliver Zimmer.. (1269)
Bidya
Bedia, Biddya
Population: 8,064
Sal
D4RR808001042PS
(226)26.06.2012
Provided by P. Phillips. Labeled over by. RR808001042PS. (1311)
[Bidya] X1042
(226)26.06.2012
Provided by P. Phillips. (1310)
Al Bireh
Al Biera, Al Bira, El Bira
Population: 38,202
Ram
D1RC000058109PS
(821)6.06.2012
(1264)
D1RC000058110PS
(821)6.06.2012
(1272)
D1RC000058111PS
(821)6.06.2012
(1273)
D1RC000058112PS
(821)6.06.2012
(1274)
D1RC000058113PS
(821)6.06.2012
(1275)
D1RC000058114PS
(821)6.06.2012
(1276)
D1RC000058115PS
(821)6.06.2012
(1277)
D1RC000058116PS
(821)6.06.2012
(1278)
D1RC000058117PS
(821)6.06.2012
(1279)
D1RR202008945PS
(290)22.05.2012
(1263)
D1RR202009089PS
(290)24.06.2012
(1295)
Bir Zeit
Beir Zate
Population: 4,529
Ram
D1RR204000308PS
(216)3.06.2012
(1265)
Bruqin
Bruqin
Population: 3,236
Sal
BROQEEN B40052
(294)26.06.2012
labeled over by RR301000052PS. (1325)
D4RR301000052PS
(294)26.06.2012
wrong PON: 301.. (1326)
Deir Istiya
Deir Istiya
Population: 3,146
Sal
DEIR ISTIYA B40022
(163)26.06.2012
labeled over by RR309000022PS. (1317)
D4RR309000022PS
(163)26.06.2012
(1318)
Gaza, Omer El Mokhtar
Gaza, Omer El Mokhtar
Population: n/a
Gaz
GAZA 5 [8] B1000784
(289)28.05.2012
manuscript "8" over 5. (1293)
Hajja
Hajja
Population: 2,148
Qal
D1RR814000119PS
(160)26.06.2012
(1324)
Halhul
Halhol
Population: 22,128
Heb
D1RR402001148PS
(214)25.06.2012
(1289)
Hebron
Hebron (Al Khalil)
Population: 163,146
Heb
D1RR401017687PS
(213)25.06.2012
(1281)
Husan
Husan
Population: 5,551
Bet
D1RR506000012PS
(310)27.06.2012
(1319)
Illar
Illar
Population: 6,190
Tul
D1RR815000020PS
(161)26.06.2012
(1312)
Al Kafreyat
Alkafreyat, Al-Kafreyat (Kafr Sur, Kafr 'Abbush, Kafr Zibad, Kafr Jammal, Kur, Ar Ras, Khirbet Jubara)
Population: 7,171
Tul
D1RR817000014PS
(143)28.06.2012
(1313)
Al Mazra aesh Sharqiya
Mazrae Sharqia, Al Mazra'a ash Sharqiya, Al Mazra Al Sharqiyah
Population: 4,495
Ram
ALMAZRAA ESHARQIYA B40016
(334)26.06.2012
labeled over by RR212000016PS. (1322)
D4RR212000016PS
(334)26.06.2012
(1323)
Nur Shams Camp
Nur Shams Camp
Population: 6,479
Tul
NUR SHAMS CAMP B40012
(270)28.06.2012
labeled over by RRR816000012PS. (1314)
D4RR816000012PS
(270)28.06.2012
(1315)
Rafah
Rafah
Population: 71,003
Raf
GAZA 5 B1000863
(392)28.05.2012
Reg. label applied at CS?. (1292)
Salfit
Salfit
Population: 8,796
Sal
D1RR303005357PS
(245)26.06.2012
(1306)
Singel
Senjel, Sinjil
Population: 5,236
Ram
SINGEL B40284
(300)26.06.2012
labeled over by RR208000284PS. (1287)
SINGEL B40285
(300)26.06.2012
labeled over by RR208000285PS. (1307)
D4RR208000284PS
(300)26.06.2012
(1288)
D4RR208000285PS
(300)26.06.2012
(1308)
Tubas
Tobas
Population: 16,154
Tub
TUBAS B41692
(219)25.06.2012
labeled over by RR305001692PS. (1282)
TUBAS B41693
(219)25.06.2012
labeled over by RR305001693PS. (1303)
D4RR305001692PS
(219)25.06.2012
(1283)
D4RR305001693PS
(219)25.06.2012
(1304)
Tulkarm
Toolkerem, Tul-Karm
Population: 21,300
Tul
D1RR801015865PS
(301)26.06.2012
(1309)
Al 'Ubeidiya
Al 'Ubeidiya, Al Ubeidiya
Population: 10,753
Bet
D1RR505000075PS
(162)26.06.2012
(1286)
D1RR505000076PS
(162)26.06.2012
(1305)

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