A Short Introduction To The Philately Of Palestine

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post offices in Palestine: area map for (132) Abu Dis Abu Dis
أبو ديس
Abu Deis, Abu Dies
Pop.: 10,782
Govern.: Jer
Opened: 13.11.2014
PO Number: 109
Postcode: 144
31°45' N, 35°16' E
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City in Jerusalem governorate with 10,782 inhabitants (Census 2007) directly E of the Palestinian capital Jerusalem. It serves the al-Aizariya, as-Sawahira ash-Sharqiya and ash-Sheikh Sa'd areas with over 60,000 people. It replaces the PO al-Aizariya just to the N which closed on 26.08.2014. Duties were unofficialy performed from 27.08.2014 at Abu Dis. The official opening on 13.11.2014 was attended by minister Dr. Allam Moussa, the Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, as well as postal and local officials. The post office is in the new adminsitrative centre (Interior Department).
بريد أبو ديس / Abu Dies Post / 1 III d M13.11.2014
37.5028.12.2014
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بريد أبو ديس / Abu Dies Post / 2 III d M18.11.2014
37.80
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (13) Asira ash-Shamaliya Asira ash-Shamaliya
عصيرة الشمالية
Asira Ashamaliya, 'Asira ash Shamaliya
Pop.: 7,556
Govern.: Nab
Opened: 2005
PO Number: 308
PO Code: ASS
Postcode: 430
32°15' N, 35°16' E
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Small town just 6 km N of Nablus with 7,556 inhabitants (Census 2007, 1997: 5,794). Jordanian authorities operated a postal agency from 26.01.1963.
بريد عصيرة الشمالية / Post Office / Asira AShamaliya III m12.11.2014
38.80
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (16) Bala'a Bala'a
بلعا
Balaa, Bal'a
Pop.: 6,604
Govern.: Tul
Opened: 19.05.1998
PO Number: 810
Postcode: 322
32°20' N, 35°07' E
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Agricultural town 8 km E of Tulkarm with Deir al Gusun to the NW and Anabta to the SE. Its population grew from 34,00 in 1967 and 5,453 in 1997 to 7,329 in the 2007 Census. Jordanian authorities operated a postal agency from 2.01.1963. The PNA office opened in 1998.
بريد بلعـا / Bala'a Post / 1 III f M12.11.2014
38.60
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (21) Baqa esh Sharqiyah Baqa esh Sharqiyah
باقة الشرقية
Baga Shargeia, Baqa Asharqya, Baqa ash Sharqiyam, Baqyehshrqiyah
Pop.: 4,101
Govern.: Tul
Opened: 13.09.1997
PO Number: 807
Postcode: 316
32°25' N, 35°04' E
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Municipality 16 km N of Tulkarm, its sister village Baqa al-Gharbiyeh (since 1949 under Israeli administration) lies about 3 km to the W. Population: 4,101 (Census 2007, 1997: 3,054). Adjacent offices are in Illar & Attil to the S and SE, and Qafen to the N. Jordanian authorities operated a postal agency from 11.11.1965.
بريد باقة الشرقية / BAQYESHSRQIYAH POST / 1 III n L10.11.2014
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (26) Beit Liqya Beit Liqya
بيت لقيا
Beit Liqya, Beit liqya, Beit Ligya
Pop.: 7,710
Govern.: Ram
Opened: 2005
PO Number: 214
Postcode: 690
32°52' N, 35°04' E
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Town about 14 km W of Ramallah. Its population rose from 5,706 in the 1997 Census to 7,710 in the 2007 Census. Nearest offices are Beitunya and Biddu to the E. The Post Office is oppsite the municipality and Abu al-Kukh Mosque. Jordanian authorities operated a postal agency between 9.10.1965 and 5.06.1967.
بريد بيت لقيا / BEIT LIGYA POST III o23.11.2014
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (30) Beit Umrin Beit Umrin
بيت إمرين
Beit Amraen, Beit Imrin, Bet Umrin
Pop.: 2,821
Govern.: Nab
Opened: 17.11.1997
PO Number: 306
Postcode: 442
32°18' N, 35°13' E
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Village 18km NW of Nablus with a pupulation of 2,821 (2007 Census, 1997: 2,149). Geographically nearest PNA offices are Burqa to the W and Asira ash-Shamaliya to the SE. The office serves several villages incl. Sabastiya, Naqura, Ijnisina, and Yasid. The PNA post office is on the first floor of the village coucil buildung. Jordanian authorities operated a postal agency from 21.12.1965.
بريد بيت امرين / BET UMRIN POST III o21.12.2014
39.80
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (34) Biddu Biddu
بدّو
Biddu
Pop.: 6,798
Govern.: Jer
Opened: 22.06.2005
PO Number: 105
Postcode: 110
31°50' N, 35°09' E
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Municipality in the J1 area of Jerusalem Governorate, W of Ber Nabala. Population figures: 1,444 (1961), 4,704 (1997), 6,798 (Census 2007). The office serves also Beit Duqqu, Beit 'Inan, Beit Surik, Qatanna, al-Qubeibah, Beit Ijaz, and al-Tira. Geographically nearest other PNA offices are Beitunya, Beit Liqya, and Ber Nabala. Jordanian authorities operated a postal agency between 27.06.1963 and (?)##.
بريد بــدو / Biddu Post III j M21.12.2014
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (36) Al Bireh Al Bireh
البيرة
Al Biera, Al Bira, El Bira
Pop.: 38,202
Govern.: Ram
Opened: 6.07.1952
PO Number: 202
Postcode: 610
31°54' N, 35°13' E
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The largest city and capital of Ramallah & al-Bireh Governorate, just E of Ramallah itself, forming one contiguous conurbation. Population in Census 2007 was 38,202 (1997: 27,856, 1982: 13,037, 1945: ca. 3,000). The post office is in the "Palestine Post Building" (Directorate General of MTIT) on al-Muntazah street. An Ottoman office was first opened in 1910 . Jordanian authorities operated a post office (upgraded from a postal agency on 16.02.1956) between 6.07.1952 and 5.06.1967. A post office under control of the Israeli military occupation forces existed from 27.08.1967.
مكتب بريد البيرة / خلاص اﻷجرة / Al-Bireh Post Office / P. Paid III m PP25.03.2014
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Oval 39.70x39.30. (484)
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?).
مكتب  الةواة - غزة / Philatelic Office - Gaza / -1- IX a13.11.2014
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Oval 40.30x34.60. (483)
عـمـر المحـتـار / OMAR EL MOKHTAR / -3- IX a19.01.2015
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (58) Huwarah Huwarah
حوارة
Hewwara, Huwwara
Pop.: 5,570
Govern.: Nab
Opened: 15.11.1955
PO Number: 302
Postcode: 468
32°09' N, 35°15' E
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Municipality 6 km south of Nablus with 5,570 residens (2007 Census, 1997: 4,327). The PNA post office is on main street between Arab Bank and Sheikh-Hussein-Centre. Nearest other offices (all to the S) are Kufel Haris, Salfit, and Qabalan. Jordanian authorities operated a post office (upgraded from postal agency on 1.10.1965) from 15.12.1955 A post office under control of the Israeli military occupation forces existed from 6.11.1967.
بريد حوارة / Huwarah Post III j M22.12.2014
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (60) Illar Illar
علار
'Illar
Pop.: 6,190
Govern.: Tul
Opened: 2005
PO Number: 815
Postcode: 313
32°22' N, 35°06' E
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Municipality about 10 km NE of the muhfaza Tulkarm with 6,190 residents in the 2007 Census (1997: 5,133). The PO is opposite town hall on the road to Zeita. Surrounding offices are Attil, Deir al Gusun, Baqa esh Sharqiyah, Kafr Rai, and Bala'a. Jordanian authorities operated a postal agency from 10.03.1966.
بريد عـلار / Illar Post III i22.12.2014
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Oval 38.90x38.30. (487)
post offices in Palestine: area map for (62) Jabalya, Jabalya Camp Jabalya, Jabalya Camp
جباليا المعسكر
Jabalia Camp, Jabalya Camp
Pop.: 93,455
Govern.: Gzn
Opened: 21.02.1999
Postcode: 819
31°32' N, 34°30' E
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Refugee camp, established in 1948, just N of Jabalia city in North Gaza Governorate. Residents in the 2006 mid-year estimate: 93,455, UNWRA estimates about 108,000 refugees in and around the actual camp. ## Egyptian office? 1962
جباليا المعسكر / JABALYA CAMP / -2- IX a2.02.2015
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (66) Al Kafreyat Al Kafreyat
الكفريات
Alkafreyat, Al-Kafreyat (Kafr Sur, Kafr 'Abbush, Kafr Zibad, Kafr Jammal, Kur, Ar Ras, Khirbet Jubara)
Pop.: 7,171
Govern.: Tul
Opened: 9.03.2005
PO Number: 817
Postcode: 269
32°14 N, 35°03 E
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Newly created municipality about 10 km S of the muhfaza Tulkarm consising of the villages Kafr Sur, Kafr 'Abbush, Kafr Zibad, Kafr Jammal, Kur, Ar Ras, and Khirbet Jubara. Its population rose between the 1997 and 2007 censuses from 5,793 to 7,171. The post office is on al-Amayere street halfway between Kafr Zibad and Kafr Sur. The surrounding offices are: Beit Lid, Kafr Kaddum, Hajja, and Azzun. Current postmaster (2011): Hussein Shaker.
بريد الكفريات / Al-kafreyat Post III j M4.11.2014
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (68) Kafr Rai Kafr Rai
كفر راعي
Kfer Raei, Kafr Ra'i
Pop.: 7,364
Govern.: Jen
Opened: 6.03.2003
PO Number: 712
Postcode: 270
32°23' N, 35°09' E
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Municipality, ca. 18 km SW of the muhfaza Jenin. The number of residents rose from 2,863m in 1961 to 5,824 in the 1997 Census, and to 7,364 in 2007. Geographically Kafr Rai is closely surrounded by offices in Baqa esh Sharqiyah, Arraba, Ajjab, Seilet el Thaher, Anabta, Bala'a, Deir al Gusun, and Attil. The current Post Office is on Main Street, between the Salhen shop and the Aalam pharmacy. Jordanian authorities operated a postal agency from 13.08.1963.
كفر راعي / KAFR RAI III j23.12.2014
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (69) Kafr Thulth Kafr Thulth
كفر ثلث
Kafr Thulth
Pop.: 3,921
Govern.: Qal
Opened: 2005
PO Number: 818
Postcode: 366
32°03' N, 35°02' E
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Town about 8 km SE of Qalqilya. Population in Census 2007 was 3,921 (1997: 3,100). The office is on main street towards Bidya near Heteen Girls School. Nearest other offices are Azun to the N, Bidya to the S, and Habla to the W. Jordanian authorities operated a postal agency from 2.02.1966.
بريد كفر ثلث / Kafr Thulth Post III j M23.12.2014
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (86) Rafah, Tal El Soltan Rafah, Tal El Soltan
رفح - تل السلطان
Tal El Soltan, Tal El Sultan, Canada Camp, Tall as Sultan Camp, Tel Al-Sultan Camp
Pop.: 24,418
Govern.: Raf
Opened: 1.11.1995
Postcode: 970
31°18' N, 34°15' E
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Refugee camp about 4 km NW of Rafah city centre and just N of Rafah camp. Population: 24,418 (2006 estimate; 1997 Census: 17,141). The post office is situated on al-Quds street opposite the al-Sultan medical centre near Talal bin-Rabah mosque. ## Egyp? --
تــل السلطـان / TAL ELSULTAN -1- IX a28.01.2015
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post offices in Palestine: area map for (88) Ramallah Ramallah
رام الله
Ramallah
Pop.: 27,460
Govern.: Ram
Opened: 1905
PO Number: 201
Postcode: 600
31°54' N, 35°12' E
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Seat of the PNA administration and most ministries. Ramallah forms an almost contiguous conurbation with al-Bireh (the Governorate muhfaza), Beitunia and further surrounding villages. The main POs is on al-Barid Street on the corner of Muntaza Street (Park St). Jordanian authorities operated a post office (district main PO) between 20.11.1948(exact date?) and 5.06.1967. A post office under control of the Israeli military occupation forces existed from 11.07.1967.
را م اللـه / RAMALLAH / 4 III c12.06.2004
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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 V17.11.2014
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Bethlehem Bet
832 السلطة الفلسطينية / البريد  الفلسطيني / بيت لحم / BETHLEHEM / CHRISTMAS FOR ALL / Palestinian Authority / Palestine Post / 24/12/2010 VI b38.00
831 البريـد الفلسـطيني / بيت لحم / مهد السيد المسيح / Merry / Christmas / Palestine Post / Bethlehem /* Nativity / 24/12/2013 / 194 VI b37.70
834 البريـد الفلسـطيني / بيت لحم / مهد السيد المسيح / Palestine Post / Bethlehem /* Nativity / 24/12/2014 / 194 VI b37.80
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833 السلطة الفلسطينية / Essen - 12. bis 14. Mai 2000 / The Palestinan Authority VI b34.50
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