Where Was Jesus Born?

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

Where Was Jesus Born - Bethlehem Location Map
About Map: Map showing location of of Birthplace of Jesus, City of Bethlehem in the West Bank region of Palestine.

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

 
JesusAlso called Jesus Christ, Jesus of Galilee, or Jesus of Nazareth
Birth Place Bethlehem in Judea
CountryPalestine
ContinentAsia
LocationBethlehem is a town in the West Bank region of Palestine
BornJesus was born between 6 and 4 BC
Died:c. 30 CE, Jerusalem, Israel
Jesus' birth is celebrated onDecember 25th
Mother of JesusMary, also called St. Mary
Bethlehem Coordinates31.7054° N, 35.2024° E

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