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Jericho Governorate

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The Jericho Governorate (محافظة أريحا; נפת יריחו) is one of 16 Governorates of Palestine. [1]

26 relations: Agriculture, Al-Auja, Jericho, Al-Jiftlik, An-Nuway'imah, Aqabat Jaber, Archaeology, Arecaceae, Az-Zubaidat, Banana, Dead Sea, Ein ad-Duyuk al-Foqa, Ein ad-Duyuk at-Tahta, Ein as-Sultan, Fasayil, Flora, Governorates of Palestine, Jericho, Jerusalem, Jordan, Jordan River, Judaean Desert, Oasis, Orchard, Palestinian refugees, Ramallah, Tourism.

Agriculture

Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fiber, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life.

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Al-Auja, Jericho

Al-Auja (العوجا) is a Palestinian town in the Jericho Governorate in the eastern West Bank, located ten kilometers north of Jericho.

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Al-Jiftlik

Al-Jiftlik (الجفتلك) is a Palestinian village in the Jericho Governorate in the West Bank, located 33 kilometers north of Jericho.

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An-Nuway'imah

al-Nuway'imah (النويعمه) is a Palestinian village in the Jericho Governorate in the eastern West Bank, located five kilometers north of Jericho.

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Aqabat Jaber

Aqabat Jaber (مخيّم عقبة جبر) is a Palestinian refugee camp in the Jericho Governorate of the eastern West Bank, situated in the Jordan Valley, three kilometers southwest of Jericho.

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Archaeology

Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.

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Arecaceae

The Arecaceae are a botanical family of perennial trees, climbers, shrubs, and acaules commonly known as palm trees (owing to historical usage, the family is alternatively called Palmae).

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Az-Zubaidat

az-Zubaidat (زبيدات) is a Palestinian village in the Jericho Governorate in the eastern West Bank situated in the Jordan Valley, located 27 kilometers north of Jericho.

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Banana

A banana is an edible fruit – botanically a berry – produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa.

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Dead Sea

The Dead Sea (יָם הַמֶּלַח lit. Sea of Salt; البحر الميت The first article al- is unnecessary and usually not used.) is a salt lake bordered by Jordan to the east and Israel and Palestine to the west.

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Ein ad-Duyuk al-Foqa

Ein ad-Duyuk at-Foqa (ديوك) is a Palestinian village in the Jericho Governorate in the eastern West Bank situated in the Jordan Valley, located 3 kilometers northwest of Jericho.

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Ein ad-Duyuk at-Tahta

Ein ad-Duyuk at-Tahta (ديوك) is a Palestinian village in the Jericho Governorate in the eastern West Bank situated in the Jordan Valley, located two kilometers west of Jericho.

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Ein as-Sultan

ʿEin as-Sulṭān alsoʿAin Sulṭān Camp (مخيّم عين سلطان) is a village and Palestinian refugee camp in the Jericho Governorate in the eastern West Bank situated in the Jordan Valley, located 1 kilometer north-west of Jericho near the spring ʿEin as-Sulṭān.

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Fasayil

Fasayil or Fasa'il (فصايل) is a Palestinian village in the northeastern West Bank, a part of the Jericho Governorate, located northwest of Jericho and about southeast of Nablus.

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Flora

Flora is the plant life occurring in a particular region or time, generally the naturally occurring or indigenous—native plant life.

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Governorates of Palestine

The Governorates of the Palestinian National Authority are the administrative divisions of the Palestinian Territories.

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Jericho

Jericho (יְרִיחוֹ; أريحا) is a city in the Palestinian Territories and is located near the Jordan River in the West Bank.

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Jerusalem

Jerusalem (יְרוּשָׁלַיִם; القُدس) is a city in the Middle East, located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.

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Jordan

Jordan (الْأُرْدُنّ), officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.

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Jordan River

The Jordan River (also River Jordan; נְהַר הַיַּרְדֵּן Nahar ha-Yarden, ܢܗܪܐ ܕܝܘܪܕܢܢ, نَهْر الْأُرْدُنّ Nahr al-Urdunn, Ancient Greek: Ιορδάνης, Iordànes) is a -long river in the Middle East that flows roughly north to south through the Sea of Galilee (Hebrew: כנרת Kinneret, Arabic: Bohayrat Tabaraya, meaning Lake of Tiberias) and on to the Dead Sea.

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Judaean Desert

The Judaean Desert or Judean Desert (מִדְבַּר יְהוּדָה Midbar Yehuda, both Desert of Judah or Judaean Desert; صحراء يهودا Sahara Yahudan) is a desert in Israel and the West Bank that lies east of Jerusalem and descends to the Dead Sea.

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Oasis

In geography, an oasis (plural: oases) is an isolated area in a desert, typically surrounding a spring or similar water source, such as a pond or small lake.

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Orchard

An orchard is an intentional planting of trees or shrubs that is maintained for food production.

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Palestinian refugees

The term "Palestine refugees" originally referred to both Arabs and Jews whose normal place of residence had been in Mandatory Palestine but were displaced and lost their livelihoods as a result of the 1948 Palestine war.

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Ramallah

Ramallah (رام الله) is a Palestinian city in the central West Bank located north of Jerusalem at an average elevation of above sea level, adjacent to al-Bireh. It currently serves as the de facto administrative capital of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA). Ramallah was historically an Arab Christian town. Today Muslims form the majority of the population of nearly 27,092 in 2007, with Christians making up a significant minority.

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Tourism

Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jericho_Governorate

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