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Map of Israel

Bordering Countries: Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Syria
Demonym: Israeli
Population: 7,821,850 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 1.46% (2014)
Government: unitary parliamentary republic
Capital City: Jerusalem
Capital Coordinates: 31°47′N 35°13′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+2
Currency: Shekel
Currency Code: ILS
Currencies Issued: agorot new sheqel pound prutot sheqel
GDP: $245.3 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $32,297 (2011)
GDP Growth Rate: 3.30% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 1.70% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 5.80% (2013)
Foreign Debt: $102.3 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: IL
Internet Country Code: .il
Number of Internet Users: 4525000 (2009)
Calling Code: 972
Electrical Generation Capacity: 15330000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1948 from British Mandate for Palestine
Area: 20,770 square km (20,330 km land) (440 km water)
Coastline: 273 km
Lowest Point: Dead Sea (-408 m)
Highest Point: Har Meron (1,208 m)
Life Expectancy: 81.28 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 2.62 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 3.98 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 0.20% (2009)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 26.20% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.888 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 5.8 (2011)
Literacy: 97.10 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 3

Number of coins in catalogue: 4

Number of stamps in catalogue: 17

Location of Israel in Asia

Regional Map for Israel

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