Welcome to Israel
 
 
Parliament
National Constitution

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Population
8,321,570 Source
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Welcome to Israel

Flag Description
White with a blue hexagram (six-pointed linear star) known as the Magen David (Shield of David) centered between two equal horizontal blue bands near the top and bottom edges of the flag; the basic design resembles a Jewish prayer shawl (tallit), which is white with blue stripes; the hexagram as a Jewish symbol dates back to medieval times

Independence / Republic Days
Independence from British Mandate for Palestine
- Declaration 14 May 1948

Capital
Jerusalem

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Calling code
972

Currency
Shekel (??) (ILS)

Geographic Coordinates
31°47'N 35°13'E

Official languages
Hebrew, Arabic

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Location
Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Lebanon

Geographic coordinates
31 30 N, 34 45 E

Map references
Middle East

Area
total: 20,770 sq km
country comparison to the world: 154
land: 20,330 sq km
water: 440 sq km

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Coastline
273 km

Maritime claims
territorial sea: 12 nm
continental shelf: to depth of exploitation

Elevation extremes
lowest point: Dead Sea -408 m
highest point: Har Meron 1,208 m

Nationality
noun: Israeli(s)
adjective: Israeli

Languages
Hebrew (official), Arabic (used officially for Arab minority), English (most commonly used foreign language)

Flag description
white with a blue hexagram (six-pointed linear star) known as the Magen David (Star of David or Shield of David) centered between two equal horizontal blue bands near the top and bottom edges of the flag; the basic design resembles a traditional Jewish prayer shawl (tallit), which is white with blue stripes; the hexagram as a Jewish symbol dates back to medieval times

National symbol(s)
Star of David (Magen David)

National anthem
name: "Hatikvah" (The Hope)

National Anthem lyrics/music
Naftali Herz IMBER/traditional, arranged by Samuel COHEN
note: adopted 2004, unofficial since 1948; used as the anthem of the Zionist movement since 1897; the 1888 arrangement by Samuel COHEN is thought to be based on the Romanian folk song "Carul cu boi" (The Ox Driven Cart)

Budget
revenues: $109.7 billion
expenditures: $113.9 billion (2013 est.)

Taxes and other revenues
40.2% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 40

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