National Symbols of Palestine

Palestine is a country in Asia. It shares borders with the following countries: Egypt, Jordan, . The capital of Palestine is Ramallah, East Jerusalem.

The official language is Arabic and the Israeli Shekel, Jordanian dinar is the currency of the Palestine. The domain is .ps and the country code is +970.

National day is celebrated on 15 Nov 1988. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Palestine is no exception.

In Palestine, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Palestinian people. Limonana is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Palestine. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Mahmoud Darwish represent a national Palestinian symbol.

The country was founded by Yasser Arafat (Modern Palestine). The current president of Palestine is Mahmoud Abbas and Mohammad Shtayyeh is the Prime Minister.

In Palestine the power plugs and sockets are of type H. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Palestinian national anthem was written by Said Al Muzayin and composed by Ali Ismael.

Country information

Official name(s) State of Palestine
Alternative name(s) State of Palestine (official, English)
Regional location Middle East, west of Jordan, east of Israel
Country name etymology The word Palestine derives from Philistia, the name given by Greek writers to the land of the Philistines, who in the 12th century bce occupied a small pocket of land on the southern coast, between modern Tel Aviv–Yafo and Gaza.
Climate Temperate; temperature and precipitation vary with altitude, warm to hot summers, cool to mild winters
Terrain Mostly rugged dissected upland, some vegetation in west, but barren in east
Population 5,101,414
National Day 15 Nov 1988
Language(s) Arabic
Religion Islam
Country code +970
Literacy rate 96.3%
Currency Israeli Shekel, Jordanian dinar
Capital city Ramallah, East Jerusalem
Domain(TLD) .ps
Ethnicity Arab (predominantly Sunni) & Jews
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Palestinian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 6,020 km2 (2,320 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+2 (Palestine Standard Time)
Average elevation 1000ft
Coastline 40Km (Gaza Strip) 0 Km (West Bank)
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Palestine

Flag map of Palestine

Motto of Palestine

"From the River to the Sea"

National animal of Palestine

The National animal of Palestine is Mountain Gazelle

National Animal of Palestine - Mountain Gazelle

National flower of Palestine

The National flower of Palestine is Faqqua Iris flowers. Botanical name is Iris Haynei.

National flower of Palestine - Faqqua Iris flowers

National bird of Palestine

The National bird of Palestine is Palestine sunbird

National bird of Palestine - Palestine sunbird

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Neighbouring countries of Palestine

Palestinian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Your tongue is your horse, if you take care of it it’ll take care of you, and if you offend it will offend you.

The shoe-mender is bare-footed and the weaver is naked.

Keep your hand tight, you won’t bleed and you won’t weep.

Choose the neighbour before the house.

Stay away from the evil and sing to it.

I’ve called you to help, I found you in need for help.

Who has no past, has no future.

He who has a flask on his head can keep touching it.

The bald (woman) shows off her niece’s hair.

Blood can never turn into water.

One thumb alone does not kill a louse.

The eye can’t go any higher than the eyebrow.

Kissing hands is fooling beards.

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