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ID: 7000250
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000250

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Galilee (general region)  Galilee (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 32 54 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 32.9000  decimal degrees
Long: 035 20 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 35.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Hilly region in N Israel, between Jordan River, Sea of Galilee & Plain of Esdraelon; corresponded to land of tribe of Naphtali; later was a Roman province divided into Upper & Lower Galilee.

Names:
HaGalil (preferred,C,V)
Hagalil (C,V)
Galilee (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Galilée (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Israel (nation)  ........  Israel (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Northern (national district)  ............  Northern (national district) (P)
Hierarchy of Galilee (general region)  ................  Galilee (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
province (H)  ............  Roman, 1st cen. BC

Sources and Contributors:
Galilee..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 818
Galilée..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
HaGalil..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Hagalil..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 818
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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