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Israel's Information

Flag of Israel
Land Area 20,330 km2
Water Area 440 km2
Total Area 20,770km2 (#149)
Population 8,174,527 (#98)
Population Density 402.09/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Democracy
GDP (PPP) $297.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $34,800
Currency Shekel (ILS)
Largest Cities

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Israel Flag:
Flag of Israel

The flag of Israel was officially adopted on October 28, 1948.

It displays one of the most recognized symbols in the world - the Star of David - long associated with the Jewish people.

The blue and white colors represent the traditional Tallith, the Jewish prayer shawl.

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Israel Coat of Arms:
Flag of Israel

The emblem of Israel consists of a blue shield depicting a menorah surrounded by olive branches.

The menorah symbolizes universal enlightenment, and the olive branches represent peace.

This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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What is an Autonomous Government?

Autonomy refers to the capacity and right of a country or other jurisdiction to govern itself. The term, autonomous comes from the Greek word, autonomous meaning auto - “self” and nomos - “law” respectively. In political, moral, and bioethical philosophy, it is explained as the capability of an entity to make an informed, unforced decision.

What Is An Autonomous Government?

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