Israel

Languages:

Hebrew and Arabic are the official languages of Israel. People also speak English. 

Time zone:

GMT/UTC +2 

Electricity:

220 volts, 50Hz; European-style two-pin and round three-pin plugs are used. 

Area:

20,770–22,072 sq km 

Population:

8,663,480 (2017 estimate) 

Currency:

The Israeli Shekel (IS), is divided into 100 agorot. 

Religion:

74.8% Jewish ,17.6% Muslim, 2% Christian, 1.6% Druze, 4% other 

Government:

Unitary parliamentary republic 

Phone code:

+972 

Israel is a country located in the Middle – East side of Asia and is bouded by the Mediterranean Sea. Although it is not properly a large country, its characteristic is to have different landscapes, as the deserts, Hermon Mountain and the sea. Also its heritage goes from ancient to modern cities, from religious icons to exciting nightlife. If a visitor wants to dive into archaeological sites or discover millenary cultures , Bethlem, Nazareth, Safed or Masada can be the ideal destination. Besides this, in case the traveller prefers a mix between culture and artistic heritage and the functionality of the modern city, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv can satisfy this preference. Jerusalem, in particular, represents the crossroad among four religions and is one of the most important pilgrimage centre of the world, whereas Tel Aviv offers an intense nightlife.
Moreover Israel offers a wide range of resorts from the sea to the mountains with the possibility to make sea or winter sports.

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