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Basic Information:

Official Name: State of Israel
Population: 8,132,000
Area: 20,770 km2
Capital City: Jerusalem
Major Religion: Judaism
Currency: New Israeli shekel (ILS)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT +2
Current time: 03:40am
Phone Country Dialing Code: 972
Region: Asia
Language: Hebrew, Arabic
Useful Travel Phrases in: Arabic, Hebrew

Climate ():

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website:
Electricity: 220V
Electrical Socket:

Type H

Type C

Travel Cost: $$$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Old City of Jerusalem
  • Old city of Acre

Health Advisory: