Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Bethlehem is a town in the West Bank region of Palestine, situated on the southern portion in the Judean Judaean Hills 6.2 miles (10 km) south of Jerusalem.
Location Map of Birthplace of Jesus
Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem
Jesus was born circa 6 B.C. in Bethlehem in Judea. His mother, Mary, was a virgin who was betrothed to Joseph, a carpenter. It is located 6.2 mi (10 kilometers) south of Jerusalem, 37 mi (59 kilometers) southeast of Tel Aviv, Israel, 45 mi (73 kilometers) northeast of Gaza City and the Mediterranean Sea and 47 mi (75 kilometers) west of Amman, Jordan. It is now the capital of the Bethlehem Governorate of the State of Palestine. The site also includes Latin, Greek Orthodox, Franciscan and Armenian convents and churches, as well as bell towers, terraced gardens and a pilgrimage route.
Birthplace of Jesus - Facts
|Jesus||Also called Jesus Christ, Jesus of Galilee, or Jesus of Nazareth|
|Birth Place||Bethlehem in Judea|
|Location||Bethlehem is a town in the West Bank region of Palestine|
|Born||Jesus was born between 6 and 4 BC|
|Died:||c. 30 CE, Jerusalem, Israel|
|Jesus' birth is celebrated on||December 25th|
|Mother of Jesus||Mary, also called St. Mary|
|Bethlehem Coordinates||31.7054° N, 35.2024° E|