Skyline of Gaza, 2007
|Government||City (from 1994)|
|Also spelled||Ghazzah (officially)
Gaza City (unofficially)
45,000 dunams (45 km²)
|Founded in||15th Century BCE|
|Head of Municipality||Rafiq Tawfiq al-Makki|
Gaza (Arabic: غزة, transliterated Ġazzah; Hebrew: עזה, transliterated: Azzah) is the largest city inside the Gaza Strip and in the Palestinian territories. The city has a population of approximately 400,000. It is often named "Gaza City" to distinguish it from the larger Gaza Strip.
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