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Map of Israel

Map of Israel

Demonym: Israeli
Population: 7,825,600 (2011)
Capital City: Jerusalem
Capital Coordinates: 31°47′N 35°13′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+2
Currency: Shekel
Currency Code: ILS
Currencies Issued: agorot pound prutot sheqel
GDP: $245.3 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $32,297 (2011)
Foreign Debt: $102.3 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: IL
Internet Country Code: .il
Calling Code: 972
Electrical Generation Capacity: 12070000 kW
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: 81.07 years
Fertility Rate: 2.67 (2012)
Infant Mortality Rate: 4.07 per 1000 (2012)
AIDS Prevalence: 0.10% (2007)
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: 1

Number of stamps in catalogue: 17

Location of Israel in Asia

Regional Map for Israel

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