Israel, officially known as the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea. It has land borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan on the east, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively, and Egypt to the southwest. The country contains geographically diverse features within its relatively small area. Israel's financial capital and technology center is Tel Aviv and the proclaimed capital is Jerusalem, although the state's sovereignty over the city of Jerusalem is internationally unrecognized.

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Geographical values

  • absolute in degrees, minutes and seconds:
    31° 47′ 22″ N • of northern latitude
    35° 12′ 34″ E • of eastern longitude
  • in degrees with decimal fractions:
    31.789510°; 35.209306°

Length of Israel from south to north is 427.860 kilometers, from west ot east – from 137.382 km on south to 131.866 km on north.

State symbols

Flag of Israel
Flag of Israel
Coat of arms, seal, symbol, emblem of Israel
Coat of arms of Israel

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Major cities

Tel Aviv201.6K
Rishon LeZion01.5K
Beit Shemesh01.2K

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