About Israel

About Israel


  • About Israel

    The Land of Israel

    Israel is a small, narrow, semi-arid country on the southeastern coastline of the Mediterranean Sea.
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    Fast Facts

    LanguagesHebrew, Arabic (official)​
    Dialing Code​+972​
    CurrencyNew Israeli Shekel (NIS)​
    StateParliamentary Democracy​

    National Symbols

    • Flag

      The flag of the State of Israel is based on the design of the Jewish prayer shawl (tallit), with a blue Shield of David (Magen David).

    • 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

  • Currencies

    1  Euro=4.6786 NIS

    1 Israeli Shekel=0.21 EUR

    Data By Bank Of Israel