Golan Heights

The Golan Heights is a rocky plateau at the southern end of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains, and straddles the borders of and . Israel holds about two-thirds of the territory, which it captured in the 1967 Six-Day War and annexed in 1981, while Syria holds the remaining one-third.
Photo: אסף.צ, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Popular Destinations

or Qatzrin is the largest Jewish town in the Golan Heights, with a population of approximately 7,000. Photo: Gilabrand, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Memorial
Photo: Avi1111, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Village
is an Israeli settlement and moshav in the central Golan Heights. Photo: Avi1111, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Village
is an Israeli settlement and kibbutz in the northern Golan Heights.

Golan Heights

Latitude
33.0408° or 33° 2' 26.9" north
Longitude
35.7393° or 35° 44' 21.4" east
Open Location Code
8G5Q2PRQ+8P
Open­Street­Map ID
node 7804833862
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Golanhoogland
  • Arabic: Taas nga Golan
  • Arabic: الجولان
  • Arabic: الجولان المحتل
  • Arabic: الجولان المحتلة
  • Arabic: جحفية
  • Arabic: جولان
  • Arabic: مرتفعات الجولان
  • Arabic: هضبة الجولان
  • Arabic: هضبة الجولان‎‎
  • Arabic: هضبه الجولان
  • Armenian: Գոլանի բարձունքներ
  • Armenian: Գոլանի բարձրունքներ
  • Armenian: Հոլանական բարձունքներ
  • Armenian: Հոլանի բարձունքներ
  • Azerbaijani: Colan təpələri
  • Azerbaijani: Qolan təpələri
  • Basque: Golan
  • Basque: Golaneko gain
  • Basque: Golango Gainak
  • Belarusian: Галанскія вышыні
  • Bengali: গোলান মালভূমি
  • Bosnian: Golanska visoravan
  • Bosnian: Sirijska visoravan
  • Bulgarian: Голански възвишения
  • Catalan: Alts de Golan
  • Catalan: Alts del Golan
  • Catalan: Djawlan
  • Catalan: Golan
  • Catalan: alts del Golan
  • Central Kurdish: بەرزایییەکانی جۆلان
  • Chinese: Golan Koân-tē
  • Chinese: 巴珊地
  • Chinese: 戈兰高地
  • Chinese: 戈蘭高地
  • Croatian: Golanska visoravan
  • Czech: Golanské výšiny
  • Czech: Golany
  • Czech: Ramat ha-Golan
  • Danish: Golan-højderne
  • Danish: Golanhøjden
  • Danish: Golan højderne
  • Danish: Golanhøjderne
  • Dutch: Gaulanitis
  • Dutch: Golan-hoogte
  • Dutch: Golan
  • Dutch: Golan Heights
  • Dutch: Golan Hoogvlakte
  • Dutch: Golanhoogte
  • Dutch: Golan hoogte
  • Dutch: Golanhoogten
  • Dutch: Golanhoogvlakte
  • Dutch: Golanvlakte
  • Dutch: Hoogten van Golan
  • Dutch: Hoogvlakte van Golan
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: هضبة الجولان
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Golanhīehða
  • English: Golan
  • English: Israeli Golan
  • Esperanto: Altaĵoj de Golano
  • Esperanto: Golan-altaĵo
  • Esperanto: Golana Altaĵo
  • Esperanto: Golanaj Altaĵoj
  • Esperanto: Golano
  • Estonian: Golan
  • Estonian: Golani kõrgendik
  • Estonian: Golani kõrgendikud
  • Finnish: Golan
  • Finnish: Golanin kukkulat
  • Finnish: Golanin ylänkö
  • French: Gaulanitide
  • French: Golan
  • French: Plateau du Golan
  • French: hauteurs du Golan
  • French: plateau du Golan
  • French: plateau ouest du Golan
  • Frisian: Golan Heechflakte
  • Frisian: Golanhichte
  • Gallegan: Altos do Golán
  • Georgian: გოლანის მაღლობები
  • German: Golan-Höhen
  • German: Golanhöhe
  • German: Golanhöhen
  • Greek: Υψίπεδα του Γκολάν
  • Greek: Υψώματα του Γκολάν
  • Gujarati: ગોલાન હાઇટ્સ
  • Hebrew: גולן
  • Hebrew: הגולן
  • Hebrew: רמת הגולן
  • Hindi: गोलान पहाड़ियाँ
  • Hindi: गोलान हाइट्स
  • Hungarian: Golán-fennsík
  • Icelandic: Gólanhæðir
  • Indonesian: Dataran Tinggi Golan
  • Irish: Arda Golan
  • Irish: Golan
  • Italian: Gaulantide
  • Italian: Golan
  • Italian: alture del Golan
  • Japanese: ゴラン高原
  • Japanese: シリア高原
  • Javanese: Dataran Dhuwur Golan
  • Javanese: Dhataran Dhuwur Golan
  • Kannada: ಗೋಲನ್ ಹೈಟ್ಸ್
  • Kazakh: Голан шыңдары
  • Korean: 골란고원
  • Kurdish: Girên Colan
  • Latin: Gaulanitis
  • Latvian: Golana
  • Latvian: Golana augstiene
  • Latvian: Golanas augstienes
  • Latvian: Golāna
  • Latvian: Golānas augstiene
  • Latvian: Golānas augstienes
  • Letzeburgesch: Golan
  • Lithuanian: Golano aukštumos
  • Lombard: Alture del Golan
  • Macedonian: Голанска Висорамнина
  • Macedonian: Голански Висови
  • Malagasy: Tany avon'i Golàna
  • Malay (generic): Bukit Golan
  • Malay (generic): Dataran Tinggi Golan
  • Malayalam: ഗോലാൻ കുന്നുകൾ
  • Marathi: गोलन टेकड्या
  • Marathi: गोलान टेकड्या
  • Min Nan Chinese: Golan Koân-tē
  • Mingrelian: გოლანიშ სუბეეფი
  • Nepali: गोलन हाइट्स
  • Norwegian: Golanhøydene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Golan-høyden
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Golan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Golanhøyden
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Golanhøydene
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Golanhøgdene
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Golan
  • Panjabi: ਗੋਲਾਨ ਉਚਾਈਆਂ
  • Persian: ارتفاعات جولان
  • Persian: ارتفاعات گولان
  • Persian: بلندیهای جولان
  • Persian: بلندی های جولان
  • Persian: بلندی های گالیلی
  • Persian: بلندی های گولان
  • Persian: بلندی‌های جولان
  • Persian: بلندی‌های گالیلی
  • Persian: بلندی‌های گولان
  • Polish: Baszan
  • Polish: Wzgórza Golan
  • Portuguese: Colinas de Golã
  • Portuguese: Colinas de golan
  • Portuguese: Colinas do golan
  • Portuguese: Colinas do golã
  • Portuguese: Golan
  • Portuguese: Golã
  • Portuguese: Montes Golan
  • Portuguese: Montes golã
  • Romanian: Platoul Golan
  • Romanian: Înălțimile Golan
  • Russian: Голанские высоты
  • Russian: Голаны
  • Scots: Golan Hichts
  • Serbian: Голанска висораван
  • Serbian: هضبة الجولان
  • Serbo-Croatian: Golanska visoravan
  • Sicilian: Golan
  • Sinhalese: ගෝලාන් කඳුකරය
  • Slovak: Golanské výšiny
  • Slovak: Golany
  • Slovenian: Golan
  • Slovenian: Golanska planota
  • Slovenian: Golansko višavje
  • Spanish: Altos del Golan
  • Spanish: Altos del Golán
  • Spanish: Alturas del Golan
  • Spanish: Alturas del Golán
  • Spanish: Golan
  • Spanish: Golán
  • Swedish: Golanbergen
  • Swedish: Golanhöjderna
  • Tamil: கோலான் குன்றுகள்
  • Tamil: கோலான் ஹெயிட்ஸ்
  • Tatar: Golan bieklekläre
  • Telugu: గోలన్ హైట్స్
  • Thai: ที่ราบสูงโกลัน
  • Thai: โกแลนไฮทส์
  • Turkish: Golan Tepeleri
  • Ukrainian: Голанські висоти
  • Ukrainian: Ґоланські висоти
  • Urdu: سطح مرتفع گولان
  • Urdu: مرتفع جولان
  • Vietnamese: Cao nguyên Golan
  • Waray (Philippines): Taas nga Golan
  • Welsh: Golan Heights
  • Welsh: Ucheldiroedd Golan
  • Western Panjabi: گولان اچائیاں
  • Wu Chinese: 戈兰高地
  • Yiddish: גולן
  • Yiddish: גולן בערג
  • Yiddish: רמת הגולן
  • Yue Chinese: Golan Height
  • Yue Chinese: רמת הגולן
  • Yue Chinese: هضبة الجولان
  • Yue Chinese: 戈蘭高地
  • Girên Golan

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