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.
Israel Coat of Arms:
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.
|Land Area||20,330 km2|
|Water Area||440 km2|
|Total Area||20,770km2 (#149)|
|Government Type||Parliamentary Democracy|
|GDP (PPP)||$297.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$34,800|
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