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The Khan Yunis Governorate (Arabic: محافظة خان يونسMuḥāfaẓat Ḫān Yūnis) is one of 16 Governorates of Palestine, located in the southern Gaza Strip.[1] Its district capital is Khan Yunis. The governorate has a total population of approximately 280,000. Its land area is 69.61% urban, 12.8% rural and 17.57% comprising the Khan Yunis refugee camp.

Khan Yunis Governorate
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Country Palestine



  1. ^ Khan Yunis Governorate Small Area Populations Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics

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Coordinates: 31°21′N 34°18′E / 31.35°N 34.3°E / 31.35; 34.3