Israel

Regions

Central District
Haifa District
Jerusalem District
Northern District
Southern District
Tel Aviv

Country information

Country: Israel
Population: 7,353,985 inhabitants  (Last modified: 5/03/2013 )
Area 20,770 km²
Capital: Jerusalem
Currency: Shekel (ILS)
Phone code: +972
Languages: he,ar-IL,en-IL,
Domain name: .il
Postcode form: #####
Postcode regex: ^(\d{5})$
ISO3: ISR
Neighbors: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestinian Territory, Syria
Fips: IS

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 14 Wednesday Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 15 Thursday Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day) National and Hebrew holiday
April 30 Friday Lag B'Omer Jewish holiday
May 10 Monday Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) National and Hebrew holiday
May 16 Sunday Erev Shavuot Observance, Hebrew
May 17 Monday Shavuot (Pentecost) National and Hebrew holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
June 27 Sunday Fast of Shiva Asar B'Tammuz Observance and Hebrew holiday
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Geographic information

Latitude in decimal degrees: 31.5
Longitude in decimal degrees: 34.75
Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 31° 30' North
Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 34° 45' East
Height above sea level: 168 m,   551.18 ft,   6614.18 in
Geographical feature: A (Administrative region type feature)
Feature designation code: A.PCLI (independent political entity)