About Israel

About Israel

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  • AboutIsrael

    Land of milk and honey

    ​Israel is a small, narrow, semi-arid country on the southeastern coastline of the Mediterranean Sea. It entered history some 35 centuries ago when the Jewish people settled in the Land and became a nation.
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    Fast Facts

     
    Population​7,980,000
    CapitalJe​rusalem​
    LanguagesHebrew, Arabic (Official)​
     
    Dialing Code​+972​
    CurrencyNew Israeli Shekel (NIS)​
    Electricity230V/50Hz​
     
    System AdministrationDemocracy​
    Date of IndependenceOn the 14th Day of May, 1948, the State of Israel was Established.
     

    National Symbols

    • Hatikva - THe National Anthem

      THe National anthem click to listen

    • National Emblem

      The official emblem of the State of Israel is a candelabrum (menorah), whose shape is said to be derived from the seven-branched moriah, a plant known since antiquity. The olive branches on either side represent Israel's yearning for peace.

       
  • Time in Israel

  • Weather in Israel

    28.11.2014
    • Tel Avivlight12-17°C
    • Jerusalemlight7-12°C
    • Beer Shevalight9-15°C
    Data By IMS
  • Currencies


    1 USA Dollar=3.564 NIS

    1 Israeli Shekel=0.28 USD

    Data By Bank Of Israel