Israel: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 31.39451 / longitude: 35.08126

General information


You can find some UNESCO listed places: Masada, Old City of Acre, White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement, Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev, Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba. Interesting food you need to try here: Hummus, falafel, Meorav Yerushalmi.


The price for a Big Mac in this country is 17.00₪ (that corresponds to $4.95 USD). In 2021 the GDP was $488,526,545,878 USD, placing it at position 26 in the market. The currency ISO code is ILS and the currency symbol is ₪.


Well known universities are: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Weizmann Institute of Science, Tel Aviv University, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.


The inhabitants speak the following languages: Arabic, Hebrew. Jerusalem serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria. 20,770 km² make up the entire country, a postcode system is employed and the key cities are: תל אביב-יפו, ראשון לציון, القدس, רחובות, בני ברק.


This country represents 0.115% of the world's population with about 8,597,260 individuals.

Good to know

The country's ISO code is IL, the country's websites have the domain name ".il", telephone numbers begin with +972 Visit to learn more about this nation.


ISO code IL
Capital Jerusalem
Population 8,597,260
World percentage 0.115%
Main cities
Spoken languages Arabic, Hebrew
GDP (2021) $488,526,545,878
GDP position #26
Big Mac local price 17.00₪
Big Mac USD price $4.95
Currency code ILS
Currency symbol
National dish Hummus, falafel, Meorav Yerushalmi
TLD .il
Phone prefix +972


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