About Israel

About Israel

  • About Israel

    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 forsook its nomadic way of life, settled in the Land and became a nation.
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    Fast Facts

    Population7,981,000 (Central Bureau of Statistics - December 2012)  
    LanguagesHebrew, Arabic (official)​
    Dialing Code​+972​
    CurrencyNew Israeli Shekel (NIS)​
    Form of GovernmentDemocracy​
    Date of Statehood14 May 1948

    National Symbols

    • National Emblem

      National Emblem​

    • Hatikva - THe National Anthem

      THe National anthem click to listen

  • Time in Israel

  • Currencies

    1 USA Dollar=3.564 NIS

    1 Israeli Shekel=0.28 USD

    Data By Bank Of Israel