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ID: 7001362
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001362

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Haifa (inhabited place)  Haifa (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 32 49 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 32.8167  decimal degrees
Long: 034 59 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 34.9833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Mt. Carmel; conquered by Crusaders 1100; taken by Napoleon 1799; captured by Egypt 1839; surrendered to Turkey 1840; occupied by British 1918 & became part of Palestine mandate 1922; has steel mill, chemical plants & oil refinery.

Names:
H̲efa (preferred,C,V)
Hefa (C,V)
Haifa (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Kaiffa (C,O)
Khaifa (C,O)
Caiphas (H,O)  ............ in 1100 by crusaders
Sycaminum (H,O)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Israel (nation)  ........  Israel (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Haifa (national district)  ............  Haifa (national district) (P)
Hierarchy of Haifa (inhabited place)  ................  Haifa (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled since 1st cen. AD
city (C)
district capital (C)
port (C)  ............  opened 1933
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)
tourist center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Caiphas..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 619
Haifa..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 554
H̲efa..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 619
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Hefa..........  [BHA]
...........  Baedekers: Israel (1983) 105
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
...........  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Kaiffa..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 480
Khaifa..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 366
Sycaminum..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 366
....................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12763
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Baedekers: Israel (1983) 105
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 366
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) V, 619
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12763
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 480; 554
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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