The State of Israel is a small yet diverse country bordered by and the to the southwest, by the and to the east, and by and to the north.

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is the second largest city in , and the largest metropolitan area.

is a small town in the remote of .

Central Tel Aviv is the most important area in for visitors, and contains most of the city's most noteworthy sites.

is the third largest city in and the largest city in the north of the country with a population close to 300,000.


The coastal plain is a flat region in that runs along the Mediterranean coast.

The is a large desert that covers the entire southern half of .

The , often referred to simply as "Mount Carmel", is a compact region of hills in extending westwards from the Central Hill country to the Mediterranean Sea.

The is a northern region of . The Galilee, apart from the , the and the , can be separated into the and the .

The is the most northern coastal region of Israel.

The is a northern region of . The Galilee, apart from the , the and the , can be separated into the and the .

The has its western coast in and the .

The Sea of Galilee is the largest freshwater lake of .

The is an extensive inland valley large valley, largely rural, located in northern .

The is a range of low hills between the Coastal Plains and the mountains in central .

The is the northernmost part of , a narrow strip of land running north-south.

The is a desert in and the that lies east of Jerusalem and the Judean hills and west of the Jordan Valley and Dead Sea.

The Beit She'an Valley is an area in the Jordan Valley of northern .

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  • 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
  • Elevation: 168 meters (551 feet)
  • Capital: Jerusalem
  • Area: 20,770 km² (8019 miles²)
  • Languages: Hebrew, Arabic and English
  • Currency: Shekel (ILS)
  • Phone code: 972
  • Internet domain: .il
  • Neighbors: , , , and
  • Wikidata: Israel
  • Wikimedia Commons: Israel

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Albanian: Izrael, Albanian: Izraeli, Amharic: እስራኤል, Arabic: إسرائيل, Arabic: اسرائيل, Arabic: دولة إسرائيل, Armenian: Իզրաել, Armenian: Իսրայել, Azerbaijani: İzrail, Bambara: Isirayeli, Belarusian: Ізраіль, Bengali: ইসরায়েল, Bengali: 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, German: Israel, Greek: Ισραήλ, Gujarati: ઇઝરાઇલ, Haitian: Izrayèl, Hausa: Izira'ila, Hebrew: Ereẕ Yisra’el, Hebrew: Medinat Yisra’el, Hebrew: ישראל, Hebrew: מדינת ישראל, Hindi: इजराइल, Hindi: इसराइल, Hungarian: Izrael, Icelandic: Ísrael, Irish: Iosrael, Italian: Israele, Japanese: イスラエル, Japanese: イスラエル国, Kannada: ಇಸ್ರೇಲ್, Kikuyu: Israeli, Korean: 이스라엘, Kurdish: Îsraîl, Kurdish: 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, Marathi: इस्रायल, Nepali (macrolanguage): इज्रायल, North Ndebele: Isuraeli, Occitan (post 1500): Israèl, Old English (ca. 450-1100): Israhēl, Oriya (macrolanguage): ଇସ୍ରାଏଲ୍, Ossetian: Израиль, Persian: اسرائیل, Persian: اسراییل, Polish: Izrael, Portuguese: Israel, 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, Spanish: Israel, Swahili (macrolanguage): Israeli, Tamil: இசுரேல், Tamil: இஸ்ரேல், Telugu: ఇస్రాయేల్, Thai: ประเทศอิสราเอล, Thai: 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, Vietnamese: Israel (Do Thái), Yiddish: ישראל, Yiddish: מדינת ישראל, Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Iserẹli, Zulu: i-Israel, Dawlat Isrā’īl, Eretz Yisrael, Isrā’īl, Yisra’el
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