The city today is a cultural, political and economic center in Palestine. It hosts most of the institutions of the Palestinian Authority, as well as the majority of the Representative Offices, and headquarters of international organizations.
Ramallah has witnessed remarkable economic development in the last decade, and this relative prosperity, alongside with the liberal atmosphere of the city, has attracted numerous Palestinians in search for a better life and opportunities. As a result, the city’s population has doubled in the last 10 years, and more than 40,000 inhabitants now live in Ramallah. The city also hosts many festivals and cultural events, and offers a vibrant nightlife. Therefore, visitors from all corners of Palestine and the world fall for the city’s distinctive charm and energy, and for the hospitality and warmth of its inhabitants.