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ID: 1000119
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Israel (nation)  Israel (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 034 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 34.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Area inhabited 100,000 BCE; farming and herding by 10,000 BCE; ruled by Hebrews, Egyptians, Persians, Romans, and Ottomans; shares name with kingdom existing 1025-933 BCE; much strife between Israel and neighbors since 1948; holds territory from the 1967 "Six Day War"; official languages are Hebrew and Arabic.

Names:
Yisra'el (preferred,C,V,Hebrew (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Yisrael (C,V,Hebrew (transliterated),U,N)
Medinat Yisra'el (C,V,O,Hebrew (transliterated),U,N)
Medinat Israel (C,V)
Isrā'īl (C,V,Arabic (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Dawlat Isrá'īl (C,V,O,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Israel (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Israel (Spanish-P,U,N)
State of Israel (C,O)
Israël (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Êtat d'Israël (C,O,French,U,N)
Estado de Israel (C,O,Spanish,U)
יִשְׂרָאֵל (C,O,Hebrew -P,U)
מְׂדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל (C,O,O,Hebrew ,U)
إِسَْْائِ يَ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
دَوْ إِسَْْائِ يَ (C,O,O,Arabic,U)
Израиль (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Государство Израиль (C,O,Russian,U)
以色列 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
以色列国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ISR (C,O,ISO3L)
IL (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO376 (C,O,ISO3N)
IS00 (C,O,FIPS)
Israeli (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Israel (nation)  ........  Israel (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Middle East (general region)  ....  Middle East (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Israel (nation)  ........  Israel (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  established with partition of Palestine between Arabs & Jews, May 15, 1948
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Jerusalem .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Israel, Jerusalem district) [7001371]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1949
successor of ....  Kingdom of Israel .......... (former nation/state/empire)
......................  (World, Asia) [7594364]

Sources and Contributors:
Dawlat Isrá'īl..........  [FDA, VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)
Estado de Israel..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Êtat d'Israël..........  [VP]
..........................  ISO Handbook (1988) 780
..........................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
IL..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
IS00..........  [VP]
...........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 01/20/99
ISO376..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
ISR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
Israel..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 626
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 296-298
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 421 ff.
.................  Holy Land, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
.................  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
.................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 35
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 60
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 554
Israël..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 60
Israeli..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 18
Isrā'īl..........  [VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 634
Medinat Israel..........  [FDA, VP]
.............................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 296-298
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Medinat Yisra'el..........  [FDA, VP]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 641
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 633
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)
State of Israel..........  [FDA, VP]
.............................  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Yisra'el..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 634
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
Yisrael..........  [VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 296-298
יִשְׂרָאֵל..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
מְׂדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
إِسَْْائِ يَ..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
دَوْ إِسَْْائِ يَ..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Израиль..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Государство Израиль..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
以色列..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
以色列国..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 24 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 641
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 626
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 633
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 634
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 296-298
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 421 ff.
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Holy Land, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 767; 780
..................  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 35
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 60
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 18
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 554
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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