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Gaza fact file

The Gaza Strip is a 378 square kilometer area that spans the coastline between southern Israel and northern Egypt.

world Updated: Dec 29, 2008 15:37 IST

The Gaza Strip is a 378 square kilometer area that spans the coastline between southern Israel and northern Egypt.

In July 2005, the population of Gaza Strip was:

99.4% Palestinian Arab and others versus 0.6% Jewish
1,300,000 Palestinians versus 8,000 Jews

The 20 Jewish Settlements in the Gaza Strip are as follows:

1. Elei Sinai founded 1983, 95 families, 450 people

2. Dugit founded 1982, 20 families, 70+ people

3. Nisanit founded 1980, 400 families, 1200 people

4. Netzarim founded 1972, 70 families, 450 people

5. Kfar Darom refounded 1989, 65 families
6. Tel Katifa founded 1992, 22 families, 100 people

7. Netzer Hazani founded 1972, 70 families, 400+ people

8. Katif founded 1985, 65 families, 330+ people

9. Ganei Tal founded 1979, 80 families, 450+ people

10. Shirat HaYam founded 2000, 70 people

11. Kfar Yam founded 1983, 4 families

12. Neveh Dekelim founded 1983, 520+ families, 2500+ people

13. Gadid founded 1982, 60 families, 350+ people

14. Gan Or founded 1983, 70 families, 400+ people

15. Bedolah founded 1986, 35 families, 220 people

16. Pe'at Sadeh founded 1989, 20 families, 110 people

17. Shalev founded 1980, 10 families

18. Atzmona founded 1978, 75 families, 500+ people

19. Rafiah Yam founded 1984, 25 families, 150 people

20. Morag, founded 1972, 37 families