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The Gaza Strip ( قطاع غزة Qiṭāʿ Ġazza/Qita' Ghazzah , ) lies on the Eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
It borders Egypt on the southwest and Israel on the south, east and north. It is about 41 km (25 miles) long, and between 6 - 12 km (4 - 7.5 miles) wide
The area is recognized internationally as part of the Palestinian territories
The territory takes its name from Gaza, its main city.