A Short Introduction To The Philately Of Palestine

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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.
الفـرز المر كـزي / غزة / Central Sorting / 4 V23.01.2013
38.303.02.2013
Oval 38.30x36.80. (393) deformed. (432)
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. After renovation, the PO as reopened on 19.02.2013.
جـنـين / JENIN / 2 III c25.03.2013
35.5028.03.2013
Oval 35.50x35.75. (211) with new datebridge?. (430)
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.
الفـرز المركـزي / خالص الاُجرة / CENTRAL SORTING / 101 / P.P V13.09.2004
35.10
similar (154) but one dot only. (433)
post offices in Palestine: area map for (99) Sourief Sourief
صوريف
Sorif, Surif
Pop.: 13,365
Govern.: Heb
Opened: 26.01.2003
PO Number: 411
Postcode: 748
31°39' N, 35°04' E
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Municipality 13 km N of the muhfaza Hebron and 15 SW of Bethlehem. The town has a population that rose between 1997 and 2007 censuses from 9,649 to 13,365. The post office is in the culture centre E of al-Omari mosque. Offices in Beit Ula to the S and Beit Ummar to the E are geographically nearest to Sourief. Jordanian authorities operated a postal agency between 2.01.1963 and 3.06.1967.
بريد صوريف / SOURIEF POST III h S13.03.2013
39.75
Oval 39.75x39.25. (428)
post offices in Palestine: area map for (101) Tarqumya Tarqumya
ترقوميا
Tarqomia, Tarqumiya, Tarqumiyah, Trqumya
Pop.: 14,357
Govern.: Heb
Opened: 19.07.1973
PO Number: 406
Postcode: 750
31°34' N, 35°01' E
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Town in Hebron Governorate 10 km NW of the muhfaza. According to the 2007 Census there were 14,357 residents (1997: 10,565). Jordanian authorities operated a postal agency between 8.05.1963 (8.03.1962?) and 3.06.1967. An office was established by the Israeli military occupation forces on 19.07.1973. Neighbouring offices are in Beit Ula, Halhul, and Idhna.
بريد ترقوميا / TRQUMYA POST / 1 III f RS21.03.2013
39.307.04.2013
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (108) Yatta Yatta
يطا
Yatta, Yattah
Pop.: 48,672
Govern.: Heb
Opened: 27.12.1962
PO Number: 405
Postcode: 780
31°27' N, 35°05' E
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City about 9 km S of Hebron with a population of 48,672 (Census 2007, 1997: 30,761), the largest city in the Governorate after the muhfaza itself. Jordanian authorities operated a post office (upgraded from a postal agency on 23.08.1966) from 27.12.1962. . A post office under control of the Israeli military occupation forces existed from 5.11.1967.
يطـا / YATTA / 1 III c20.03.2013
36.2524.03.2013
Oval 36.25x36.90. (167) with new datebridge, deformed. (427)
 
 
 

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