Israel

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Israel 
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Flag of Israel.svg  Emblem of Israel.svg 
country in Western Asia
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Instance of country,
sovereign state
Named after
  • Land of Israel
Location Fertile Crescent, Levant, Israel
Capital
  • Jerusalem (United Nations Security Council Resolution 478, 1949)
Basic form of government
  • parliamentary republic
Legislative body
Executive body
  • Cabinet of Israel (Basic Law: The Government)
Highest judicial authority
Official language
Anthem
Currency
Head of state
  • Reuven Rivlin (Israeli presidential election, 2014, Shimon Peres, President of Israel, 9 July 2021, 24 July 2014, Likud)
Head of government
Inception 14 May 1948
Population
  • 8,796,200 (December 2017)
Area
  • 20,770 square kilometre
Top-level Internet domain
  • .il
official website
Authority control
VIAF ID: 146498911
GND ID: 4027808-6
OSM relation ID: 1473946
BNE ID: XX451232
Wikidata

31° 00′ 00″ N, 35° 00′ 00″ E

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Israel is a country in the Middle East, situated at the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea.
Note: This page includes depictions of sites in the West Bank and the Golan Heights which are administered by, and accessible from Israel.

Main category: Israel

national symbol[edit]

Main category: Symbols of Israel

map[edit]

Main category: Maps of Israel
Selected maps are included in the Wikimedia-logo.svg Wikimedia Atlas of IsraelTerrestrial globe.svg.


nature[edit]

Main category: Nature of Israel

landscape[edit]

Main category: Landscapes of Israel

Animals and plants[edit]

Main categories: Animals of Israel and Flora of Israel

Cityscapes and architecture[edit]

Jerusalem[edit]

Tel Aviv[edit]

Ramat Gan[edit]

Haifa[edit]

Archaeology[edit]

Main category: Archaeology in Israel

Society[edit]

Main category: Society of Israel

Culture[edit]

Main category: Culture of Israel

Science and technology[edit]

Israel Defense Forces[edit]

Main category: Israel Defense Forces

Infographics[edit]

Audio and video[edit]