Sheikh Khalifa City (Arabic: مدينة الشيخ خليفة) in the southwestern Gaza Strip, is the site named after United Arab Emirates President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan who finances the construction of a major housing programme of 3000 apartments . Once called "Morag", when it was a Gush Katif settlement, it has been retroceded to the Palestinian authorities after the settlers' buildings and facilities were destroyed by Israel in 2005.
Coordinates: 31°18′24.51″N 34°17′08.74″E / 31.3068083°N 34.2857611°E / 31.3068083; 34.2857611
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