A Short Introduction To The Philately Of Palestine

New Additions 13.04.2013

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post offices in Palestine: area map for (32) Ber Nabala Ber Nabala
بيرنبالا
Beir Nbala, Bir Nabala, Beer Nabala
Pop.: 4,817
Govern.: Jer
Opened: 22.09.2001
PO Number: 107
Postcode: 121
31°51' N, 35°12' E
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Municipality in the J1 area of Jerusalem Governorate, right inbetween Biddu and al-Ram, just S of Qalandia. The village has 4,817 inhabitants according to the 2007 Census (1997: 4,499, 1987: 1,385, 1961: 580). Jordanian authorities operated a postal agency between 13.01.1966 and 1.06.1967. The current post office is in town hall (a post box is opposite, a new building is planned since 2008) and serves also the surrounding villages al-Jib, Judeira, Qalandia, and Beit Hanina. In March 2012 is was announced that the post office and its staff would transfer to the control of the municipal council and change status to a postal agency. The Postal Agency opened on 25.02.2013.
وكالة بريد بيرنبالا / Beer Nabala Postal Agency VIII b25.02.2013
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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 c2.12.2012
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (42) Deir al Gusun Deir al Gusun
ديرالغصون
Deir Alghesoon, Deir al-Ghusun
Pop.: 8,242
Govern.: Tul
Opened: 1.06.1959
PO Number: 804
Postcode: 324
32°21' N, 35°05' E
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Agricultural municipality in Tulkarm Governorate, 6 km NE of the muhfaza, with 8,424 inhabitants (Census 2007, 1997: 7055). Surrounding offices are Attil, Illar, Bala'a, and Tulkarm. Jordanian authorities operated a postal agency from 1.6.1959. A post office under control of the Israeli military occupation forces existed from 29.08.1967.
بريد ديرالغصون / DEIR ALGUSUN / 1 III c X4.02.2013
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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
PO Number: 909
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. From 4.11.2012, the office moved temporaily to the Government Computer Complex building Abu Khadra. The PO was re-opened on 12.02.2013 with an official ceremony on 26.02.2013 (5.03.2013?).
غــزة / GAZA / 7 III e27.08.2012
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غــزة / GAZA / 8 - 2 III e20.07.2005
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (64) Jenin Jenin
جنين
Jenin
Pop.: 39,004
Govern.: Jen
Opened: 1904
PO Number: 701
Postcode: 200
32°28' N, 35°18' E
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City with adjacent refugee camp (established in 1953), muhfaza, with a population of 49,375 (39,004+10,371) according to the 2007 Census, whereas in 1997 it stood at 35,754 (26,650 + 9,104). The first PO was opened by Ottoman authorities in 1904. Jordanian authorities operated a post office (district main PO) from ### and also a postal agency existed in Jenin Camp from 21.08.1966. A post office under control of the Israeli military occupation forces existed from 17.07.1967.
بريد جنين / JENIN POST / 4 III c X25.03.2013
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (70) Al Karameh Al Karameh
معبر الكرامة
Karama Crossing, Al Karameh, Terminal Al Karameh
Pop.: n/a
Govern.: Ari
Opened: 25.03.1999
PO Number: 602
Postcode: 589
31°52' N, 35°32' E
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Border office near Allenby Bridge (a.k.a. Karameh or King Hussein Bridge) serving travellers to and from Jordan. A post office under control of the Israeli military occupation forces existed from 15.07.70 as 'Gesher Allenby'. Opened in 1999, the PNA office was closed between September 2001 and July 2007. In 1918 the British-built Allenby bridge replaced the older Ottoman bridge, the current structure was built in the 1990s.
معبر الكرامة / ٢ / AL - KARAMEH / 2 III g23.09.1999
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (76) Meithalun Meithalun
ميثلون
Maythelon, Meithalon
Pop.: 6,955
Govern.: Jen
Opened: 6.03.2003
PO Number: 710
Postcode: 290
32°21' N, 35°16' E
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Town in Jenin Governorate, 13 km equidistant to Nablus in the S and Jenin in the N. Population was 6,955 in the 2007 Census (1997: 5,218). The PO is in the municipality buiding (town hall). Jordanian authorities operated a postal agency from 26.03.1963.
بريد ميثلون / MEITHALUN / POST / 710 VIII a25.11.2012
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (89) Ramallah, Central Sorting Ramallah, Central Sorting
الفرز المركزي
Ramallah, Central Sorting
Pop.: n/a
Govern.: Ram
Opened: 1997
PO Number: 101
Postcode: 600
31°54' N, 35°13' E
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Central sorting facilty in the Directorate General, al-Muntazah street, in al-Bireh.
الفرز المركزي / CENTRAL SORTING / 101 V27.01.2013
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (106) Yaabad Yaabad
يعبد
Yabod, Yabad, Ya'bad
Pop.: 13,640
Govern.: Jen
Opened: 1963
PO Number: 703
Postcode: 250
32°27' N, 35°10' E
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Agricultural town 13 km W of Jenin. Between the 1997 and 2007 censuses its population increased from 10,756 to 13,640. The office is opposite the municipality building. Jordanian authorities operated a post office (upgraded from a postal agency on 11.07.1960) from (?) . A post office under control of the Israeli military occupation forces existed from 3.09.1967.Surrounding office include al-Kafreyat, Arraba, Baqa esh-Sharqiyah, and Qafen.
بريد يعبد / YAABAD POST / 1 III c6.03.2013
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