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
June 27 Sunday Fast of Shiva Asar B'Tammuz Observance and Hebrew holiday
July 18 Sunday Tisha B'Av Jewish holiday
July 18 Sunday Erev Tisha B'Av Observance, Hebrew
September 6 Monday Erev Rosh Hashana Observance, Hebrew
September 7 Tuesday Rosh Hashana (New Year) National and Hebrew holiday
September 8 Wednesday Rosh Hashana II (New Year day 2) National and Hebrew holiday
September 9 Thursday Tzom Gedaliah Observance and Hebrew holiday
September 15 Wednesday Erev Yom Kippur Observance, Hebrew
September 16 Thursday Yom Kippur Jewish holiday
September 20 Monday Erev Sukkot Observance, Hebrew
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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)