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
January 28 Thursday Tu Bishvat Observance and Hebrew holiday
February 25 Thursday Erev Purim Observance, Hebrew
February 25 Thursday Ta'anit Esther (Fast of Esther) Observance and Hebrew holiday
February 26 Friday Purim (Tel Aviv) National and Hebrew holiday
February 27 Saturday Shushan Purim (Jerusalem) National and Hebrew holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
March 23 Tuesday Yom HaAliyah Official Holiday, Business as usual
March 27 Saturday Erev Pesach Observance, Hebrew
March 28 Sunday Pesach I (First day of Passover) National and Hebrew holiday
March 29 Monday Pesach II (Passover) 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)