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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Israel - Physical geography

Area : 20 770 Km2
Water : 2.1 %
Lands under cultivation : 21 %
Wild pasture lands : 7 %
Forests : 6 %

Min. Height : -408 m (Dead Sea)
Max. Height : 1208 m (Har Meron)


Israel - Climate
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Temperatures ░C (degrees Celsius) in Tel-Aviv
Rainfall (mm) in Tel-Aviv
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Israel - People
Nationality : Israeli
Main language(s) : Hebrew, Arabic, Russian (20%), French (10%)

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Population (2005) : 6 909 000 people
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Density : 333 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 2.9 children / woman
Life expectancy : 79 years
Urban population : 92 %

Main cities :
650 000 people Jerusalem (capital)
348 000 people Tel-Aviv
266 000 people Haifa
188 000 people Rishon Le Zhion
164 000 people Beersheba
163 000 people Holon
160 000 people Petah Tiqwa
160 000 people Ashdod
155 000 people Netanya


Israel - Economy
Currency : Shekel (ILS) = 100 Agorot
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 5.48 Shekel (ILS)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 103 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 14908 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 128.67 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 18624 dollars


Israel - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION (individual / year) (world rank 1997) :
- Sugar = 52 Kg (5)
- Cheese = 15 Kg (12)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Grapefruits (2)
- Watermelons (13)
- Oranges (30)
- Cotton
- Flowers
- Potash (6)
- Phosphate (8)
- Lead (28)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS :
- Diamond cutting
RECORDS :
- Highest recorded temperature in Asia = 54░C / 129░F (Tirat Tsivi, 1942-June 21).


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