Golan Hichts

The Golan Hichts (Arabic: هضبة الجولانHaḍbatu 'l-Jawlān or مرتفعات الجولان Murtafaʻātu l-Jawlān, Ebreu: רמת הגולן‎‎, Ramat ha-Golan Aboot this soond(audio) ), or simply the Golan or the Sirian Golan,[3] is a region in the Levant.

Golan Hichts

هضبة الجولان
רמת הגולן
Loch Ram near Moont Hermon (backgrund), in the northeastren Golan Hichts
Loch Ram near Moont Hermon (backgrund), in the northeastren Golan Hichts
Location of Golan Hichts
Coordinates: 32°58′54″N 35°44′58″E / 32.98167°N 35.74944°E / 32.98167; 35.74944Coordinates: 32°58′54″N 35°44′58″E / 32.98167°N 35.74944°E / 32.98167; 35.74944
KintraSirian territory occupied bi Israel.[1][2]
Area
 • Total1800 km2 (700 sq mi)
 • Occupied bi Israel1200 km2 (500 sq mi)
Highest elevation
2814 m (9,232 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)

ReferencesEdit

  1. * "The international community maintains that the Israeli decision to impose its laws, jurisdiction and administration in the occupied Syrian Golan is null and void and without international legal effect." International Labour Office (2009). The situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories (International government publication ed.). International Labour Office. p. 23. ISBN 978-92-2-120630-9.
  2. Korman, Sharon, The Right of Conquest: The Acquisition of Territory by Force in International Law and Practice, Oxford University Press, pp. 262–263
  3. "Human rights in the occupied Syrian Golan". Human Rights Council. United Nations General Assembly. 27 Februar 2009. Retrieved 19 December 2011.