Some important facts about the Golan Heights:

  • The Golan Heights overlook and therefore militarily control, Israel's villages and cities in the plains and elevations in the north.

     

  • The heights are roughly the size of the borough of Queens in New York.

     

  • The width of the whole area is about 15 1/2 miles at its widest point.

     

  • The Heights control the Kinneret, Israel's only lake and foremost water resource.

 

 

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