:: MIDDLE EAST - Israel

Capital: Jerusalem (Sit of the Government); Tel Aviv (Economic Capital)

Total Population (million): 7.1723
Annual growth rate: 1.649019%
Density: 325.2586inhab./km²
Urban population: 91.62%
Ethnic Origins:
Official Language: Hebrew and Arabic
Other languages spoken: The official language of Jews is modern Hebrew, but so far only 60% of the Israeli population was born in the country. As a result, this language is a mother tongue only for a minority. Jews speak English, French, Russian or Yiddish.
Business language: English
Religion: Jews 82.1%, Sunni Muslims 10.2%, Shiite Muslims 3.8%, Christians 2.2%, Others 1.7%
Country overview

Area: 22070 km²
Type of State: Nation-state based on parliamentary democracy, besides a military administration in the occupied Palestinian territories. The world's only Jewish state.
Type of economy: High-income economy, Emerging Financial Market
The country has the world's greatest number of start-ups; considerable spending on research and development.

Telephone code:
To call from Israel, dial 00
To call in Israel, dial 972
Internet suffix: .il
Computers: 73.4
Telephone lines:
Internet users:
Access to electricity: n.c.



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