Ramallah Municipality (PS)



Ramallah is a Palestinian city in the central West Bank located 10 km (6 miles) north of Jerusalem at an average elevation of 880 meters above sea level, adjacent to al-Bireh. It currently serves as the de facto administrative capital of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA). Ramallah was historically an Arab Christian town. Today Muslims form the majority of the population of nearly 27,092 in 2007, with Christians making up a significant minority.

Ramallah municipality provides its services and cultural and social programs to the society through its main facilities that include the municipality building, public services centers, cultural and entertainment facilities, and libraries which aim at improving the level of services provided to the public on the one side, and the level of cultural and social awareness and supporting initiatives, activities and creative people on the other. This system constitutes a method serving the municipality in cultural, social and services areas, as well as in creating an environment capable of absorbing the programs and activities of the city through communication with the different categories of the society and providing them with its services.