Facts About Israel



Facts About Israel

Israel Facts

  • Location: Israel is located in the Middle East

  • Language: The official isHebrew, Arabic (used officially for Arab minority), and the most commonly used foerign language is English

  • Currency: nNew Israeli shekels (ILS)

  • Population: 7,473,052 (July 2010 est.)

  • Land Size: 20,770 square kilometers

  • Capital: Jerusalem

  • Bordering Countries: Egypt, Gaza Strip, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank

  • Bordering Body of Water: The Mediterranean Sea

  • Industries: High-technology products (including aviation, communications, computer-aided design and manufactures, medical electronics, fiber optics), wood and paper products, potash and phosphates, food, beverages, and tobacco, caustic soda, cement, construction, metals products, chemical products, plastics, diamond cutting, textiles, footwear

  • Agriculture: Citrus, vegetables, cotton; beef, poultry, dairy products

  • Land divisions: Israel has 6 districts; Central, Haifa, Jerusalem, Northern, Southern, Tel Aviv

  • Major Cities: Jerusalem, West Jerusalem, Haifa, Tel Aviv, Ashdod, Rishon LeZiyyon, Petah Tikva, Beersheba, Netanya, H_olon,





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