A city of southwest Asia inside Gaza Strip, a narrow seaside location along the mediterranean and beyond adjoining Israel and Egypt. The territory had been the main Brit mandate for Palestine (1917-1948), passed away to Egypt in 1949, and ended up being occupied by Israel in 1967. Palestinian autonomy had been promised inside 1979 Israeli-Egyptian comfort pact, and minimal autonomy was granted in a 1993 Israeli-Palestinian agreement. The town of Gaza was among five significant Philistine city-kingdoms. Population: 479,000.
A city regarding east coast of mediterranean and beyond, previously in Egypt.