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The State of Israel is a small yet diverse Middle Eastern country bordered by Egypt and the Gaza Strip to the southwest, by the West Bank and Jordan to the east, and by Syria and Lebanon to the north. The country has a long coastline on the eastern Mediterranean Sea, and very limited access to the Red Sea at the Gulf of Aqaba.

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Tel Aviv is the second largest city in Israel, and the largest metropolitan area.
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Mitzpe Ramon, despite being a small town in the remote Negev of Israel, has managed to become a lodestone for travellers seeking to enjoy the peace of the desert, far away from the hustle and bustle of the big city.
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Haifa is the third largest city in Israel and the major city in the north of the country with a population close to 300,000.
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The coastal plain is a flat region in Israel that runs along the Mediterranean coast.
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The Negev is a large desert that covers the entire southern half of Israel.
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The Galilee is a northern region of Israel, generally a forested highland area with relatively sparse population.
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The Carmel Range, often referred to simply as "Mount Carmel", is a compact region of hills in Israel extending westwards from the Central Hill country to the Mediterranean Sea.
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The Dead Sea has its western coast in Israel and the West Bank. It is the lowest point in the world at 394.6 m below sea level.
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The Jezreel Valley is an extensive inland valley large valley, largely rural, located in northern Israel.
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The Shfela is a range of low hills between the Coastal Plains and the Jerusalem mountains in central Israel.
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The Judaean Desert is a desert in Israel and the West Bank that lies east of Jerusalem and the Judean hills and west of the Jordan Valley and Dead Sea.
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The Beit Shean Valley is an area in the Jordan Valley of northern Israel.
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Israel

  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  7,350,000
  • Latitude of center:  31° 40' 19.2" (31.672°) north
  • Longitude of center:  34° 49' 37.2" (34.827°) east
  • Average elevation:  168 meters (551 feet)
  • Capital:  Jerusalem
  • Area:  20,770 km² (8,019 miles²)
  • Languages:  Hebrew, Arabic, English
  • Currency:  Shekel (ILS)
  • Phone code:  972
  • Internet domain:  .il
  • Neighbors:  Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestinian territories, Syria
  • Wikidata:  Israel
  • DMOZ Open Directory:  Israel
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Israel

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Other Names for Israel

  • Albanian:  Izrael, Izraeli
  • Amharic:  እስራኤል
  • Arabic:  إسرائيل, اسرائيل, دولة إسرائيل
  • Armenian:  Իզրաել, Իսրայել
  • Azerbaijani:  İzrail
  • Bambara:  Isirayeli
  • Belarusian:  Ізраіль
  • Bengali:  ইসরায়েল, ইস্রায়েল
  • Bosnian:  Izrael
  • Bulgarian:  Израел
  • Burmese:  အစ္စရေး
  • Central Khmer:  អ៊ីស្រាអែល
  • Chinese:  以色列
  • Church Slavic:  Їздраил҄ь
  • Cornish:  Ysrael
  • Croatian:  Izrael
  • Czech:  Izrael
  • Dutch:  Israël
  • Dzongkha:  ཨིཛ་རཱེལ
  • English:  State of Israel
  • Esperanto:  Israelo
  • Estonian:  Iisrael
  • Ewe:  Israel nutome
  • Faroese:  Ísrael
  • Fijian:  Isireli
  • French:  Israël
  • Fulah:  Israa'iila
  • Galician:  Israel - ישראל
  • Ganda:  Yisirayeri
  • Georgian:  ისრაელი
  • Greek:  Ισραήλ
  • Gujarati:  ઇઝરાઇલ
  • Haitian:  Izrayèl
  • Hausa:  Izira'ila
  • Hebrew:  Ereẕ Yisra’el, Medinat Yisra’el, ישראל, מדינת ישראל
  • Hindi:  इजराइल, इसराइल
  • Hungarian:  Izrael
  • Icelandic:  Ísrael
  • Irish:  Iosrael
  • Italian:  Israele
  • Japanese:  イスラエル, イスラエル国
  • Kannada:  ಇಸ್ರೇಲ್
  • Kikuyu:  Israeli
  • Korean:  이스라엘
  • Kurdish:  Îsraîl, ئیسرائیل
  • Ladino:  Medinat Yisrael
  • Lao:  ອິສລະເອວ
  • Latvian:  Izraēla
  • Limburgan:  Israël
  • Lingala:  Isirayelɛ
  • Lithuanian:  Izraelis
  • Luba-Katanga:  Isirayele
  • Macedonian:  Израел
  • Malagasy:  Israely
  • Malayalam:  ഇസ്രായേല്‍
  • Maltese:  Iżrael
  • Marathi:  इस्त्राइल, इस्रायल
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  इज्रायल
  • North Ndebele:  Isuraeli
  • Occitan (post 1500):  Israèl
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100):  Israhēl
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ଇସ୍ରାଏଲ୍
  • Ossetian:  Израиль
  • Persian:  اسرائیل, اسراییل
  • Polish:  Izrael
  • Pushto:  اسرايل
  • Rundi:  Isiraheli
  • Russian:  Израиль
  • Sango:  Israëli
  • Serbian:  Израел
  • Serbo-Croatian:  Izrael
  • Shona:  Izuraeri
  • Sicilian:  Israeli
  • Sinhala:  ඊශ්‍රායලය
  • Slovak:  Izrael
  • Slovenian:  Izrael
  • Somali:  Israaʼiil
  • Swahili (macrolanguage):  Israeli
  • Tamil:  இசுரேல், இஸ்ரேல்
  • Telugu:  ఇస్రాయేల్
  • Thai:  ประเทศอิสราเอล, อิสราเอล
  • Tibetan:  ཨི་ཛ྄་རེལ།
  • Tigrinya:  እስራኤል
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  ʻIsileli
  • Turkish:  İsrail
  • Uighur:  ئىسرائىلىيە
  • Ukrainian:  Ізраїль
  • Urdu:  اسرائیل
  • Uzbek:  Isroil
  • Vietnamese:  I-xra-en, Israel (Do Thái)
  • Yiddish:  ישראל, מדינת ישראל
  • Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Iserẹli
  • Zulu:  i-Israel
  • Dawlat Isrā’īl
  • Eretz Yisrael
  • Isrā’īl
  • Yisra’el

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