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
March 16 Wednesday Ta'anit Esther (Fast of Esther) Observance and Hebrew holiday
March 16 Wednesday Erev Purim Observance, Hebrew
March 17 Thursday Purim (Tel Aviv) National and Hebrew holiday
March 18 Friday Shushan Purim (Jerusalem) National and Hebrew holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 11 Monday Yom HaAliyah Official Holiday, Business as usual
April 15 Friday Erev Pesach Observance, Hebrew
April 16 Saturday Pesach I (First day of Passover) National and Hebrew holiday
April 17 Sunday Pesach II (Passover) Observance and Hebrew holiday
April 18 Monday Pesach III (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)