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Coordinates: 31°N 35°E / 31°N 35°E / 31; 35

State o Israel
  • מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל (Ebreu)
  • دَوْلَة إِسْرَائِيل (Arabic)
Anthem: "Hatikvah" (Ebreu for "The Haip")

Location of Israel (in green)
Location o Israel
Caipital
and largest city
Jerusalem (internaitionally unrecognised)
31°47′N 35°13′E / 31.783°N 35.217°E / 31.783; 35.217
Offeecial leids
Ethnic groups (2016)
Releegion
Demonym Israeli
Govrenment Unitar pairlamentar republic
• Preses
Reuven Rivlin
Benjamin Netanyahu
Legislatur Knesset
Unthirldom
• Declared
14 May 1948
11 May 1949
Aurie
• Total
20,770–22,072 km2 (8,019–8,522 sq mi)[a] (149t)
• Water
440 km2 (170 sq mi)
• Water (%)
2.1
Population
• 2018 estimate
8,939,580[4] (98th)
• 2008 census
7,412,200[5]
• Density
395/km2 (1,023.0/sq mi) (34t)
GDP (PPP) 2017[6] estimate
• Total
$316.120 billion (54t)
• Per capita
$36,379 (34t)
GDP (nominal) 2017[6] estimate
• Tot
$339.990 billion (34t)
• Per capita
$39,126 (24t)
Gini (2013) 42.8[7]
medium · 48t
HDI (2015) Increase 0.899[8]
verra heich · 19th
Currency New shekel (‎) (ILS)
Time zone UTC+2 (IST)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+3 (IDT)
Date format
  • אא-בב-גגגג (AM)
  • dd-mm-yyyy (CE)
Drivin side right
Cawin code +972
ISO 3166 code IL
Internet TLD .il
  1. ^ 20,770 is Israel athin the Green Line. 22,072 includes the annexed Golan Hichts an East Jerusalem.

Israel ['i:zrɛl] (Ebreu: יִשְרָאֵל, Yisra'el; Arabic: إسرائيل, Isrā'īl) is a kintra in the sooth-eastren Middle East that mairches Lebanon, Sirie, Jordan an Egyp. The caipital an muckle maist ceety is Jerusalem. Its watter mairch is the Mediterranean Sea tae the wast, the Reid Sea tae the sooth. It haes a population o ower 7,200,000 fowk.

Israel is a pairlamentary democracy. It is a daveloped kintra an haes the 52nt biggest economy in the warld.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Latest Population Statistics for Israel". Jewish Virtual Library. American–Israeli Cooperative Enterprise. January 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  2. "Israel". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  3. Skolnik 2007, pp. 132–232
  4. "Home page". Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  5. Population Census 2008 (PDF) (Report). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2008. Retrieved 27 December 2016. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Report for Selected Countries and Subjects". International Monetary Fund. April 2017. Retrieved 22 June 2017. 
  7. "Distribution of family income – Gini index". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 21 August 2017. 
  8. Human Development Index and its components (Report). United Nations Development Programme. Retrieved 22 June 2017.