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Israel

country in Western Asia

Israel is a country in the Middle East, situated at the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea.
Note: This page includes depictions of sites in the West Bank and the Golan Heights which are administered by, and accessible from Israel.

Israel 
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country in Western Asia
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Instance ofcountry,
sovereign state
Named after
LocationFertile Crescent, Levant, Israel
Capital
  • Jerusalem (1949, United Nations Security Council Resolution 478)
Basic form of government
  • parliamentary republic
Legislative body
Executive body
Highest judicial authority
Official language
Anthem
Currency
Head of state
Head of government
Inception14 May 1948
Population
  • 8,796,200 (December 2017)
Area
  • 20,770 square kilometre
Top-level Internet domain
  • .il
official website
Authority control
VIAF ID: 146498911
GND ID: 4027808-6
OSM relation ID: 1473946
BNE ID: XX451232
Wikidata

31° 00′ 00″ N, 35° 00′ 00″ E

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Main category: Israel

Contents

national symbolEdit

mapEdit

Main category: Maps of Israel
Selected maps are included in the   Wikimedia Atlas of Israel .

natureEdit

Main category: Nature of Israel

landscapeEdit

Main category: Landscapes of Israel

Animals and plantsEdit

Main categories: Animals of Israel and Flora of Israel

Cityscapes and architectureEdit

JerusalemEdit

Tel AvivEdit

Ramat GanEdit

HaifaEdit

ArchaeologyEdit

Main category: Archaeology in Israel

SocietyEdit

Main category: Society of Israel

CultureEdit

Main category: Culture of Israel

Science and technologyEdit

Israel Defense ForcesEdit

Main category: Israel Defense Forces

InfographicsEdit

Audio and videoEdit