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British Mandate Jerusalem (1917–48)


Jerusalem Story

This interactive map shows the city of Jerusalem as it was configured during the the era of the British Mandate (1917–1947). 

Use the magnifier box in the bottom left-hand corner to view the map full screen. Zoom in to view the localities’ names. Click on the Legend in the upper right to view and manipulate the various map layers.

For a detailed analysis of the many boundary changes the city has undergone, see Where Is Jerusalem? The Uncertain and Unfixed Boundaries of the City. For a wealth of stories on the Palestinian community during this period, see The West Side Story.