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

Israel ['i:zrɛl] (Hebrew: 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 9,000,000 fowk.[11]

State o Israel

  • מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל (Ebreu)
  • دَوْلَة إِسْرَائِيل (Arabic)
Anthem"Hatikvah" (Hebrew for "The Haip")

Location of Israel (in green)
Location o Israel
and largest city
Jerusalem (leemitit recogneetion)[fn 1]
31°47′N 35°13′E / 31.783°N 35.217°E / 31.783; 35.217
Offeecial leidsHebrew
Ethnic groups
GovrenmentUnitar pairlamentar republic
• Preses
Isaac Herzogg (יצחק הרצוג)
Benjamin Netanyahu (בנימין נתניהו)
Mickey Levy (מיכאל לוי)
Esther Hayut (אֶסְתֵּר חַיּוּת)
• Declared
14 May 1948
11 May 1949
• Total
20,770–22,072 km2 (8,019–8,522 sq mi)[a] (149t)
• Water
440 km2 (170 sq mi)
• Water (%)
• 2024 estimate
9,856,360[10] (98th)
• 2008 census
• Density
395/km2 (1,023.0/sq mi) (34t)
GDP (PPP)2017[12] estimate
• Total
$316.120 billion (54t)
• Per capita
$36,379 (34t)
GDP (nominal)2017[12] estimate
• Tot
$339.990 billion (34t)
• Per capita
$39,126 (24t)
Gini (2013)42.8[13]
medium · 48t
HDI (2015)Increase 0.899[14]
verra heich · 19th
CurrencyNew shekel (‎) (ILS)
Time zoneUTC+2 (IST)
• Summer (DST)
Date format
  • אא-בב-גגגג (AM)
  • dd-mm-yyyy (CE)
Drivin sideright
Cawin code+972
ISO 3166 codeIL
  1. ^ 20,770 is Israel athin the Green Line. 22,072 includes the annexed Golan Hichts an East Jerusalem.
Territorial Organization

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

Photies eedit

Notes eedit

  1. Recogneetion bi ither UN member states: Australie (Wast Jerusalem)[1] an Roushie (Wast Jerusalem),[2] the Czech Republic,[3] Guatemala,[4] the Unitit States,[5] an Vanuatu[6]

References eedit

  1. "Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital". BBC. 15 December 2018.
  2. "Foreign Ministry statement regarding Palestinian-Israeli settlement". 6 Apryle 2017.
  3. "Czech Republic announces it recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital". Jerusalem Post. 6 December 2017. Retrieved 6 December 2017. The Czech Republic currently, before the peace between Israel and Palestine is signed, recognizes Jerusalem to be in fact the capital of Israel in the borders of the demarcation line from 1967." The Ministry also said that it would only consider relocating its embassy based on "results of negotiations.
  4. "Guatemala se suma a EEUU y también trasladará su embajada en Israel a Jerusalén" [Guatemala joins US, will also move embassy to Jerusalem]. Infobae (in Spainish). 24 December 2017. Guatemala's embassy was located in Jerusalem until the 1980s, when it was moved to Tel Aviv.
  5. "Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's Capital and Orders U.S. Embassy to Move". The New York Times. 6 December 2017. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  6. "Island nation Vanuatu recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital". Israel Hayom.
  7. "Latest Population Statistics for Israel". Jewish Virtual Library. American–Israeli Cooperative Enterprise. Januar 2017. Retrieved 20 Februar 2017.
  8. "Israel". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Archived frae the original on 24 December 2018. Retrieved 5 Januar 2017.
  9. Skolnik 2007, pp. 132–232
  10. "Home page". Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 20 Februar 2017.
  11. a b Population Census 2008 (PDF) (Report). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2008. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  12. a b "Report for Selected Countries and Subjects". International Monetary Fund. Apryle 2017. Retrieved 22 Juin 2017.
  13. "Distribution of family income – Gini index". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Archived frae the original on 4 Juin 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  14. Human Development Index and its components (Report). United Nations Development Programme. Retrieved 22 Juin 2017.