Khan Younis is a Palestinian city located in southern Gaza Strip in the south-western part of Palestine near the Sinai Peninsula. With an approximate area of 54.5 km2, Khan Younis ranks the first in terms of area among other cities in Gaza Strip. Nearly 17% of Gaza Strip’s population live in Khan Younis (230,000 people), making the city the second dense city in Gaza Strip.
Climate of Khan Younis follows the climate of Mediterranean (hot and dry in summers, warm and rainy in winters). Average annual temperatures in Khan Younis is ranges around 22°C. Whereas January is the coldest month of the year, August is the hottest in Khan Younis.