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Historical Facts

The Golan Heights

What Is?

The Golan Heights are a beautiful mountainous region that is located to the south west of Syria.

Due to the area’s strategic position and the abundance of water in it, the heights were occupied by Israel in 1967 and are still under occupation to date.

The Syrian Golan Heights

The Syrian Golan Heights

In addition to its outstanding natural beauty, rich agricultural land and abundance of water, the Golan Heights are also host to numerous pre-historic, classical and medieval archaeological sites.