Capital: Jerusalem, IL
Location: Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Lebanon
Government: State of Israel
Currency: new Israeli shekels (ILS)
Area: 21,937 sq km
Population: 8,787,045 (includes populations of the Golan Heights or Golan Sub-District and also East Jerusalem, which was annexed by Israel after 1967) (July 2021 est.)
Languages: Hebrew (official), Arabic (special status under Israeli law), English (most commonly used foreign language)
Religion: Jewish 74.1%, Muslim 17.9%, Christian 1.9%, Druze 1.6%, other 4.5% (2019 est.)
Tel Code: +972
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