Gush Etzion

Gush Etzion is a group of Israeli settlements on the between and , about 950 meters above the sea level. It has a rich history dating from the 1920s and 30s to recent times.

Notable Places in the Area

Archaeological site
Photo: Djampa, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Herzog College is an teachers' college with campuses in , and .

Localities in the Area

is an ultra-Orthodox Jewish-Israeli settlement organized as a city council in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc, 10 kilometres south of , in the of the . Photo: Yoninah, CC BY 2.5.

Gush Etzion is a group of Israeli settlements on the between and , about 950 meters above the sea level. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a Palestinian town located eleven kilometers northwest of in the . Photo: Palobserver, Public domain.

Gush Etzion

31.6578° or 31° 39' 28" north
35.1208° or 35° 7' 15" east
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: جوش عتصيون
  • Arabic: گوش عتصيون
  • Bulgarian: Гуш Ецион
  • Catalan: Gush Etzion
  • Chinese: 古什埃齊翁
  • Chinese: 古什埃齐翁
  • Czech: Guš Ecijon
  • Czech: Guš Ecjon
  • Danish: Gush Etzion
  • Dutch: Goesh Etsion
  • Dutch: Goesj Etsion
  • Dutch: Gush Etsion
  • Dutch: Gusj Etsion
  • English: Etzion bloc
  • English: Gush Ezyon
  • French: Goush Etzion
  • German: Gusch Etzion
  • German: Gush Etzion
  • Greek: Γκους Ετσιόν
  • Hebrew: גוּשׁ עֶצְיוֹן
  • Hebrew: גוש עציון
  • Indonesian: Gush Etzion
  • Italian: Gush Etzion
  • Japanese: グーシュ・エツィオン
  • Japanese: グーシュ・エツヨン
  • Korean: 구시 에치온
  • Norwegian: Gush Etzion
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gush Etzion
  • Persian: گوش عتصیون
  • Polish: Gusz Ecion
  • Polish: Gusz Ecjon
  • Portuguese: Gush Etzion
  • Romanian: Gush Etzion
  • Russian: Гуш-Эцион
  • Russian: Гуш Эцион
  • Spanish: Gush Etzion
  • Yiddish: גוש עציון

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