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ID: 7002267
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7002267

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Golan Heights (annex)  Golan Heights (annex)

Coordinates:
Lat: 33 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 33.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 035 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 35.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Hilly region in NW Syria; annexed by Israel in 1981; main occupants are Syrian Druze & Sunnis, Palestinian refugees & Jewish settlers.

Names:
Golan (preferred,C,V)
Al Jawlān (C,V)
Golan Heights (C,O,English-P,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Syria (nation)  ........  Syria (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Qunayṭirah (governorate)  ............  Al Qunayṭirah (governorate) (P)
Hierarchy of Golan Heights (annex)  ................  Golan Heights (annex) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Israel (nation)  ........  Israel (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Golan Heights (annex)  ............  Golan Heights (annex) (P)

Place Types:
annex (preferred, C)  ............  of Israel, since December 1981
second level subdivision (C)
controlled region (C)  ............  by Israel, since 1967
escarpment (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Al Jawlān..........  [VP]
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 448
Golan..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 35
Golan Heights..........  [VP]
..........................  Holy Land, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
..........................  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
..........................  Mideast Issues, Los Angeles Times (1993)
..........................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..........................  Peace, Los Angeles Times (1993)
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 448
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Holy Land, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
..................  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
..................  Mideast Issues, Los Angeles Times (1993)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Peace, Los Angeles Times (1993)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 35
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 448
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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