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Bethlehem is located on the West Bank, which is part of the Palestinian Territories. Although Bethlehem is only 10 km (6 miles) away from Jerusalem, Israeli citizens cannot visit it.
Dec 30, 2021
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Is Bethlehem and Jerusalem in the same country?
They are just a few kilometers apart, and in fact, the two cities almost join together. However, access between the two is limited by the fact that Bethlehem is under Palestinian control and therefore entrance to the city involves crossing a border checkpoint.
What is the distance between Bethlehem and Jerusalem?
What country is Bethlehem in?
Bethlehem
Country
Palestine
Governorate
Bethlehem
Founded
1400 BCE (est.)
Government
Is Bethlehem still in Israel?
After the Six-Day War of 1967, it was part of the Israeli-occupied territory of the West Bank. In 1995 Israel ceded control of Bethlehem to the newly established Palestinian Authority in preparation for a two-state solution. Bethlehem is an agricultural market and trade town that is closely linked to nearby Jerusalem.
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Oct 29, 2021 · Bethlehem is located in the West Bank, about 10 km from Jerusalem, just under half an hour's drive. In fact, despite the fact that the two cities are very close ...
May 19, 2021 · It is located 6.2 mi (10 kilometers) south of Jerusalem, 37 mi (59 kilometers) southeast of Tel Aviv, Israel, 45 mi (73 kilometers) northeast of Gaza City and ...
Jul 16, 2021 · In a 2005 article in Archaeology magazine, archaeologist Aviram Oshri points to an absence of evidence for the settlement of Bethlehem near Jerusalem at the ...
Nov 30, 2021 · According to scholars, Bethlehem's size and location was rather insignificant at this time. Located six miles south of Jerusalem, this small trade-route ...
Dec 8, 2021 · Bethlehem lies five miles south of Jerusalem in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, which Israel captured in a 1967 war along with the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem ...