Semi-presidential; Parliamentary democracy state
- Jews Population in Palestine in 1880 was about 3%. By 1946, Jewish population was almost entirely comprised of recent immigrants who had been in the country for less than 20 years.
- Palestine derives its name from meaning "Philistines" or "Land of the Philistines"
- The use of the name "Palestine" in English became more common after the Europe renaissance.
- On 29 November 1947, the United Nations Organization General Assembly voted 33 to 13 with 10 abstentions, in favor of a plan to partition the territory into separate Jewish and Arab states.
- During the course of Six Day War in June 1967, [Israel]] captured the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) from Jordan and the Gaza Strip from Egypt.
- Only 7% of the available water in the Gaza Strip meets WHO standards.
- The Palestine Liberation Organization's (PLO) National Council (PNC) adopted the unilateral Palestinian Declaration of Independence.
- Gaza is the largest city in the State of Palestine.