Ramallah and Al Bireh: is a city located in the Palestinian West Bank, north of Jerusalem, about 15 km away. An area of 16.5 km 2, and has an estimated population of about 29 577 people, while the governorate population is estimated at about 301 296 people.
The adjacent cities of Ramallah and Al Bireh make them as one city streets and buildings, while the city of Al-Bireh largest in terms of area and population, but between them the city of Ramallah is the most famous
Ramallah currently occupies political center making it one of the most important Palestinian cities, as it is considered the administrative capital of the temporary Palestinian National Authority, and the county seat (the presidential palace), and the building of the Palestinian Legislative Council, and the headquarters of the security apparatus of the Palestinian West Bank, in addition to most of the offices and ministries power. It is also the cultural capital of the presence of a number of Palestinian cultural centers where active.