Israel is located in the Middle East at the Eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea. There are over 8,000 people in Israel, 3/4 of the 8,000,000 are of Jewish origin and Israel is known as the land of the Jew. Israel has two nation languages, Hebrew and Arabic. Israeli life revolves around the Hebrew calendar and work and school days are scheduled around the Jewish Holidays. Israel has the highest life expectancy then any other city in the world. Some other known and lesser known facts about Israel are too numerous, however a few of these facts are as follows:
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The capital of Israel
A student in Israel can expect to attend school for 15 years and education is mandatory. Israel is third in the world with students who earn academic degrees, which makes it easier to understand how six Nobel Prize winning scientists have come from Israel, since 2002.
In 1948 Israel became an independent state and the Jewish population since 1948 has been returning to their home country. The Jewish Nation is known in the Bible as the Kingdom of Israel or The Holy Land. Other nations have been trying for years to take Israel from the Jewish people and have been unsuccessful, as God had rendered Israel as the country land of the Jewish population. For this reason Israel has a long history of conflict.
Israel receives snow at least once during the winter months. The more mountainous areas can be cold, windy and snowy.
Court systems defend freedom of human rights and liberties in Israel. Defense forces include the Israeli, Army, Air Force, and Navy.
Israel is one of the most advanced industrial and economic developed countries in the Middle East. Israel is strong in the theater arts. Israel is self sufficient in production of food. Music and dance is a big part of Israel and stems from all over the world. Religions in Israel include Jew's, Christians, Muslims and Bahai's. Israel has large religious tourisms with the largest number of museums of any other city, and has two international airports.
The currency of Israel
is the New Israeli Sheqel(ILS)
Flag of Israel
Israel belongs to the Asian continent
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Airports in Israel
Galilee - Pina
Tel Aviv - Sde-Dov Airport
Leaders of Israel
List of oil fields in Israel
Map of Israel
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Coordinates (in Latitude & Longitude) of Israel
31 30 N, 34 45 E
Kilometers of coastline
Square kilometers of land
Square kilometers of water
440 square kilometers
17.71 / 1000 population
6.17 / 1000 population
1,940 sq km
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