Located in the continent of Asia, Israel covers 20,330 square kilometers of land and 440 square kilometers of water, making it the 155th largest nation in the world with a total area of 20,770 square kilometers.
Israel became an independent state in 1948, after gaining its sovereignty from Turkey. The population of Israel is 7,590,758 (2012) and the nation has a density of 373 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Israel is the New Israeli Sheqel (ILS). As well, the people of Israel are refered to as Israeli.
The dialing code for the country is 972 and the top level internet domain for Israeli sites is .il.
To learn more, visit our detailed Israel section.
|Density||373.4 / km2 ( 967.0 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Jerusalem (Jerusalem District)|
|Currency||New Israeli Sheqel|
|GDP||304,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||40,049 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||20,330 km2 (7,849 mi2)|
|Water Area||440 km2 (170 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria|
What is the capital of Israel?
Jerusalem is a city found in Jerusalem, Israel. Located at 31.76904 latitude, and 35.21633 longitude, Jerusalem has a population of 801000 people.
The capital of the Jerusalem region, Jerusalem is situated at an elevation of 786 meters above sea level. Jerusalem operates on the IDDT timezone, which means that it follows the same time as Jerusalem.
Quick Facts About Jerusalem, the Capital Of Israel
|Elevation||786 meters over sea level|
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