The area of the Gaza Strip is 365 square kilometers, and it constitutes 1.35% of the total area of the land of historic Palestine.

The Gaza Strip is the southern region of the Palestinian coast on the Mediterranean Sea. It is in the form of a narrow strip northeast of the Sinai Peninsula that constitutes approximately 1.33% of the area of historical Palestine (from the river to the sea). The sector extends over an area of 360 km2, its length is 41 km, and its width varies between 6 and 12 km. The Gaza Strip borders Israel to the north and east, while Egypt borders it to the southwest.