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ID: 7016849
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016849

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of West Bank (occupied territory)  West Bank (occupied territory)

Coordinates:
Lat: 32 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 32.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 035 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 35.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Area on the west bank of the Jordan River. Its current temporary status is Israeli-occupied subject to the Israeli-Palestinian Interim Agreement. It was annexed by Jordan in 1949 and administered as the governorates Jerusalem, Hebron, and Nablus; occupied by Israel after 1967 Six Day War and administered by Judea-Samaria district; Palestinians have since asserted claims to the area and have authority over much of its territory.

Names:
Aḍ Ḍaffah al Gharbīyah (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
West Bank (C,O,English-P,U,N)  ............ used since 1949/1950
Ha-gadah Ha-ma'aravit (C,V,Hebrew (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Westjordanland (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Judaea and Samaria (C,O,English,U,N)  ............ refers to the Biblical name for the area, used by Israel
WE00 (C,O,FIPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of West Bank (occupied territory)  ........  West Bank (occupied territory) (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 West Bank (occupied territory)  ............  West Bank (occupied territory)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of State of Palestine (autonomous area)  ........  State of Palestine (autonomous area) (P)
Hierarchy of West Bank (occupied territory)  ............  West Bank (occupied territory) (P)

Place Types:
occupied territory (preferred, C)  ............  occupied by Israel since 1967, Palestinian interim self-government in effect from September, 1993; Israel-PLO Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements was signed in 1993
primary political unit (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Aḍ Ḍaffah al Gharbīyah..........  [VP Preferred]
.........................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002)
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Ha-gadah Ha-ma'aravit..........  [VP]
......................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) Accessed 04/08/2002.
Judaea and Samaria..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) "Judaea & Samaria," accessed Feb. 1998
WE00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 97
West Bank..........  [VP]
....................  Arafat, Los Angeles Times (1996)
....................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
....................  CIA, World Fact Book (1996)
....................  Holy Land, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
....................  Jericho, Los Angeles Times (1994)
....................  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
....................  Mideast Issues, Los Angeles Times (1993)
....................  Nationhood, Washington Post (1996)
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003) Accessed 04/09/2002.
....................  Peace, Los Angeles Times (1993)
Westjordanland..........  [VP]
.............................  Scharon und Arafat, Die Welt (2002) Accessed 04/07/2002.
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Arafat, Los Angeles Times (1996)
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1996)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) "Judaea & Samaria," accessed Feb. 1998; Accessed 04/08/2002.
..................  Holy Land, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
..................  Jericho, Los Angeles Times (1994)
..................  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
..................  Mideast Issues, Los Angeles Times (1993)
..................  Nationhood, Washington Post (1996)
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 25 March 2015
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003) Accessed 04/09/2002.
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 97
..................  Peace, Los Angeles Times (1993)
..................  Scharon und Arafat, Die Welt (2002) Accessed 04/07/2002.
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  CIA, World Fact Book (2003-2006) accessed 23 August 2005
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 23 August 2005

 

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