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|Governorate||Ramallah & al-Bireh|
|Government||City (from 1995)|
|Also spelled||Ramallah (officially)|
16,344 dunams (16.3 km²)
|Founded in||16th century|
|Head of Municipality||Janet Mikhail|
Ramallah (Arabic: رام اللهcode: ar is deprecated Rāmallāh is a Palestinian city, in the West Bank. It is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of Jerusalem. It currently serves as the de facto capital of the State of Palestine, Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian National Authority. The constitutional capital is Jerusalem. Ramallah has over 27,000 people living there. Ramallah was historically a Christian town, but today Muslims form the majority of the population, with about 25% of the people Christians.
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