A beautiful sovereign state, Palestine is favorite among offbeat travelers and explorers for being home to innumerable undiscovered beauties. Though the place is also a center of political conflict, its popularity amongst tourists cannot go unnoticed. After all, it is also a site of religious significance for the followers of Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. The Church of Nativity, one of the oldest on the planet, keeps a hold on every kind of tourist for the place is of great historical, cultural, and architectural prominence. Visit Palestine and encounter hidden stars. Take a walk by the shores or go deep into street markets and food streets to explore the raw culture of the Middle East. Explore the Palestinian hills, streams, forests and more as you indulge in nature love and photography.
USEFUL INFO ABOUT PALESTINE
Sovereign State: The State of Palestine
Proclaimed Capital: Jerusalem
Administrative Centre: Ramallah
Form of Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Palestine Population: Approximately 5 Million (As of 2020)
Official Languages: Arabic
Major Languages Spoken: Arabic, English
Ethnicity: Palestinian Arabs 83% and Israeli Jews, others 17%
Map Referred: Asia
Area: 6020 Sq. Km
Water: 3.50 %
Land: 96.50 %
Highest Point: Mount Nabi Yunis 1030 Meters
Lowest Point: the Dead Sea 429 Meters
Coastline: 50 Km approximately
Famous For: Jerusalem | Bethlehem | Religious Sites | Church of Nativity | Lush Greenery | Unexplored Landscapes | Beautiful Shores | Palestinian Food | Olive trees
National Symbols: Palestine Sunbird | Palestinian Poppy | Olive Trees
Time Zone: Palestine GMT +3
Ethnicity: Palestinian Arabs 83% and Israeli Jews and others 17%
Driving Side: Right
Airports in Palestine: Tel Aviv International Airport (Israel)
Though Palestine is not a highly advanced state, the telecom infrastructure in the sovereign state has been witnessing rapid growth. Hence, one does not find many difficulties regarding internet connectivity and phone services while in Palestine. All the major hotels and resorts in the state provide free Wi-Fi services. You can use these services to remain connected to the online world. Always use web-based applications to call or text someone out of Palestine, otherwise be prepared to pay hefty charges.
Buy a local prepaid SIM card at the airport or at telecommunication shops in the state as it would help you remain connected to the outside world while on the go.
The most popular mobile network operators in Palestine are:
You can get a 10-GB 30-day data plan for about $15 in Palestine.