in Gaza Strip, Palestinian Territory

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.500 and 34.467 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 30' 0" and E 34° 28' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Shekel - ILS
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:47 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Gaza
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:15 am and 5:35 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Palestinian Territory in Western Asia

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Palestinian Territory.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Palestinian Territory. Last Update: 2024-02-23 07:29:28

Discover Gaza

Gaza in Gaza Strip with it's 410,000 citizens is a town in Palestinian Territory about 3,132 mi (or 5,041 km) north-east of , the country's capital city.

Current time in Gaza is now 11:47 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Gaza with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 12 airports near Gaza, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Be'er Sheva (Teyman) Airport in Israel in a distance of 21 mi (or 34 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves in Israel at a distance of 26 mi (or 42 km). The closest in Palestinian Territory is Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir in a distance of 42 mi (or 42 km), East. We discovered 2 points of interest in the vicinity of this place.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Rafah, Beersheba, Ash Shaykh Zuwayd, Ramla and Tel Aviv. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 16°C / 62 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 65%
Air Pressure 1022 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Saturday, 24th of February 2024

16°C (61 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 25th of February 2024

17°C (62 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 26th of February 2024

19°C (67 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Educare a Gaza (2008) - Versione integrale

Published: August 03, 2014
Length: 21:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: trecentoatesta documentari

C'è una profonda contraddizione nella società palestinese. Per le strade di Gaza, puoi incontrare il nostro furgone pieno di giochi e nello stesso istante incrociare lo sguardo di uomini...

Gaza als Parkourpark – Turnübungen zwischen Ruinen

Published: March 11, 2015
Length: 12:57 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: RT Deutsch

Jugendliche in Gaza haben viel Freizeit und wenig Perspektive. Inspiriert vom Graffitikünstler Banksy, der mit politischer Kunst auf Missstände in der Welt aufmerksam macht, zeigen sie, wie...

the best gaza parkour & freerunning 2013

Published: July 12, 2013
Length: 43:35 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: parkour g-f-p

face.. mob:0597740891 بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم نقدم لكم هذا الفيديو المتواضع الذي يشمل حركات الباركو...

#غزة_تيوب: اختبار الأمانة #1 في شوارع غزة | Gaza Tube

Published: February 23, 2014
Length: 34:51 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Gaza Tube

إنتاج فريق #غزة_تيوب تابعنا على فيس بوك: أو على تويتر:

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Gaza, Palestine

Published: August 17, 2014
Length: 04:28 min
Rating: 4 of 5

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Gaza Palestine Bill Gates accepts Mark Zuckerberg's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and nominates Elon Musk, Ryan Seacrest and Chris Anderson from TED to participate...

Welcome to Gaza 2014

Published: September 03, 2014
Length: 47:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thane Ahrens

If someone cares to provide a proper English translation, I will replace this rudimentary translation below. (English translation from German) Dear friends, this is GAZA! Impressions of...

Un soldat israélien filme le bombardement d'une mosquée. Gaza

Published: August 03, 2014
Length: 26:32 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: Frères Muz

A Gaza, un soldat israélien filme le bombardement d'un mosquée. Avec applaudissement et joie. Des images que vous ne verrez jamais sur BFM ou autres.

Misi Bantuan Kemanusiaan KP1M & Gerakan Belia Gagasan 1Malaysia Ke Gaza 15/12/2012

Published: December 16, 2012
Length: 18:28 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: rakyatnews msia

Seramai 58 sukarelawan selamat mendarat di Lapangan Terbang Kaherah pada jam 12.15 tengah hari (waktu Malaysia) atau 6 petang (waktu tempatan) bagi meneruskan misi 'Gelombang Kedua' ...

Gaza - Continuano i bombardamenti Israeliani e la strage di civili

Published: November 21, 2012
Length: 07:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Tribe TV

Continuano i bombardamenti Israeliani e la strage di civili nella striscia di Gaza.

Pray for Gaza

Published: March 27, 2015
Length: 37:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: The United Church of Canada

We have been asked by our Palestinian partners to keep the people of Gaza in our thoughts and prayers. These scenes were filmed by Ramzi Zananiri, Exec. Director of The Near East Council of...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

First Battle of Gaza

The First Battle of Gaza was fought on 26 March 1917 during the first attempt by the Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) to invade the southern region of the Ottoman Empire territory of Palestine during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign of the First World War. Fighting took place in and around the town of Gaza on the Mediterranean coast when Desert Column part of the EEF, attacked the town.

Located at 31.4893, 34.4737 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1917, 1917 in the Palestinian territories, Battles of the Sinai and Palestine Campaign, Battles of World War I involving Australia, Battles of World War I involving New Zealand, Battles of World War I involving the United Kingdom, Battles of World War I involving the Ottoman Empire, Ottoman Empire in World War I, Gaza Strip

Battle of Gaza (312 BC)

The Battle of Gaza was a battle of the Third war of the Diadochi between Ptolemy and Demetrius. Ptolemy launched an invasion of Syria. With 18,000 infantry and 4,000 cavalry he arrived to Gaza in early 312 BC. Demetrius decided to offer him battle, but was routed; losing 500 men killed, a further 8,000 taken prisoner, and losing all his elephants. He retreated to Tripolis in Phoenicia.

Located at 31.5167, 34.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
312 BC, 4th-century BC conflicts, Battles of the Diadochi

Battle of Yaunis Khan

The Battle of Yaunis Khan was fought on October 28, 1516, between the Ottoman Empire and the Mamelukes. The Mamelukes cavalry forces led by Janbirdi al-Ghazali attacked the Ottomans that were trying to cross Gaza on the way to Egypt. The Ottomans were led by Grand Vizier Hadim Sinan Pasha and they were able to break the Egyptian Mameluke cavalry charge. Al-Ghazali was wounded during the confrontation and the left-over Mameluke forces and their commander Al-Ghazali retreated to Cairo.

Located at 31.5167, 34.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles involving the Ottoman Empire, Conflicts in 1516, 1516 in Asia, History of the Gaza Strip, 16th century in the Ottoman Empire, 16th century in Egypt, Battles involving the Mamluks

Sayed al-Hashim Mosque

The Sayed al-Hashim Mosque is one of the largest and oldest mosques in Gaza, located in the ad-Darrāj Quarter of the Old City, off of al-Wehda Street. The tomb of Hashim ibn Abd al-Manaf, Muhammad's great grandfather who died in Gaza during a trading voyage, is located under the dome of the mosque according to Muslim tradition. A mosque and hostel have been located at the present site since at least the 12th century CE.

Located at 31.5081, 34.4633 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
12th-century architecture, 1850s architecture, Mosques in Gaza

Battle of Gaza (2007)

The Battle of Gaza was a military conflict between Hamas and Fatah that took place between June 7 and 15, 2007 in the Gaza Strip. After winning Palestinian legislative elections in 2006, Hamas formed the Palestinan authority national unity government with Fatah in 2007, headed by Ismail Haniya. In June 2007 Hamas fighters took control of the Gaza Strip and removed Fatah officials.

Located at 31.5167, 34.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Battles post-1945, Gaza Strip, Fatah–Hamas conflict, Politics of the Gaza Strip, 2007 in the Palestinian territories

Great Mosque of Gaza

The Great Mosque of Gaza also known as the Great Omari Mosque is the largest and oldest mosque in the Gaza Strip, located in Gaza's old city. Believed to stand on the site of an ancient Philistine temple, the site was used by the Byzantines to erect a church in the 5th century, but after the Muslim conquest in the 7th century, it was transformed into a mosque. Described as "beautiful" by an Arab geographer in the 10th century, the Great Mosque's minaret was toppled in an earthquake in 1033.

Located at 31.5042, 34.4645 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mamluk architecture, Mosques in Gaza, 5th-century church buildings, 14th-century religious buildings, 16th-century religious buildings, Conversion of non-Muslim places of worship into mosques, Ancient churches in the Holy Land

Welayat Mosque

Welayat Mosque or Kateb al-Welaya Mosque is a small historic mosque located along Omar Mukhtar Street in Gaza City in the Zaytoun Quarter of the old city. The mosque was built by the Mamluks in 1432, however, the structure could date as far back as 1344. Additions to the wstern part of the mosque were commissioned in 1584 by Ahmed Bey, the Ottoman clerk of Wilayat Dimashq, hence the name Kateb al Welaya ("the clerk of the state").

Located at 31.5039, 34.4624 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1430s architecture, Mamluk architecture, Mosques in Gaza

Qasr al-Basha

Qasr al-Basha (also known as Radwan Castle and Napoleon's Fort) was formerly a large palace, and now a two-floored girl's school and museum, situated in the Old City of Gaza. It served as a seat of power in the Mamluk and Ottoman periods and as a police station under the British Mandate.

Located at 31.5044, 34.466 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
13th-century architecture, Mamluk architecture, Buildings and structures in Gaza, Schools in the Gaza Strip, Palaces in the Gaza Strip, Museums in the Palestinian territories

Church of Saint Porphyrius

The Church of Saint Porphyrius is the Orthodox Christian church of Gaza, and the oldest active church in the city. Located in the Zaytun Quarter of the Old City, it is named after the 5th century bishop of Gaza, Saint Porphyrius, whose tomb is situated in the northeastern corner of the church.

Located at 31.504, 34.462 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in the Gaza Strip, 1150s architecture, Greek Orthodox churches

Zeitoun, Gaza

Zeitoun is a district of Gaza, located in the southern part of the city.

Located at 31.496, 34.4565 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1930s establishments, Neighborhoods of Gaza

Ibn Uthman Mosque

The Ibn Uthman Mosque is the second largest old mosque in Gaza City. It is also regarded as second to the Great Mosque of Gaza in terms of physical appearance and status as a Friday mosque. Noted for its architectural patterns, the mosque was established in three different stages during the Burji Mamluk period of rule in Gaza.

Located at 31.5042, 34.4697 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
14th-century architecture, Mamluk architecture, Mosques in Gaza

Mahkamah Mosque

The Mahkamah Mosque is a Friday Mosque and madrasa located along Baghdad Street near the main western entrance of the Shuja'iyya district in Gaza City, Palestine.

Located at 31.5019, 34.4697 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1455, Mamluk architecture, Mosques in Gaza, Madrassas, Former courthouses

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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