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Sea of Galilee, Israel
Sea of Galilee, also known as Lake of Gennesaret, or Lake Tiberias, in foreground Tiberias municipality. The largest freshwater lake in Israel is situated in northeast of the country, between the Golan Heights and the Galilee region.
Image: Tiberias municipality

About Israel

Emblem of IsraelSatellite view is showing Israel with international borders, West Bank and Gaza Strip, the Mediterranean Sea to the north-west, Lake Tiberias in the north, the Dead Sea in the center, and the Gulf of Aqaba in the south.

The country in the Middle East has a coast-line at the Mediterranean Sea. The region is regarded as the biblical Holy Land. Israel is bordered by Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and the Palestinian territories (West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

With an area of 22,072 km² the country is slightly larger than half the size of Denmark, or slightly larger than the US state of New Jersey.

Israel has a population of 8.3 million people (in 2015), spoken languages are Hebrew and Arabic. Designated capital is Jerusalem, the largest and most populous city, but Israel's sovereignty over Jerusalem is internationally disputed. The country's financial center is Tel Aviv, which is also home to all foreign diplomatic missions, embassies and consulates in Israel.

Map is showing Israel and the surrounding countries with international borders, the Palestinian territories (West Bank and the Gaza Strip, major cities, main roads, and major airports.

Ben Gurion International Airpor (IATA code: TLV) near Tel Aviv is the largest and busiest international airport in Israel, Ovda International in the southern Negev desert is Israel's second important international airport.

Israel is divided in six main administrative districts (In brackets: District Capital):
1. North district (Nazareth); 2. Haifa district (Haifa); 3. Central district (Ramla); 4. Tel Aviv district (Tel Aviv);
5. Jerusalem District (Jerusalem); 6. Southern district (Beersheba)

Largest city and seat of government is Jerusalem.

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Local Time Israel:
Sunday-October-22  09:26  
Israel Standard Time (IST): UTC/GMT +2 hours
Summer time offset (IDT): UTC/GMT +3 hours

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