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Countries : Israel :    

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   Capital   
Jerusalem
  
   Population   
6,276,883
  
   Languages   
Hebrew (official), Arabic used officially for Arab minority
  
   Independence   
14 May 1948
   Location   
Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Lebanon
  
   Area   
total: 20,770 sq km ; land: 20,330 sq km ; water: 440 sq km
  
   Land boundaries   
total: 1,017 km
border countries: Egypt 266 km, Gaza Strip 51 km, Jordan 238 km, Lebanon 79 km, Syria 76 km, West Bank 307 km
  
   Climate   
temperate; hot and dry in southern and eastern desert areas


  
   Natural resources   
timber, potash, copper ore, natural gas, phosphate rock, magnesium bromide, clays, sand
  
   Government type   
parliamentary democracy
  
   Currency - Currency code   
new Israeli shekel - ILS

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   Internet country code:   
.il
  
   Internet users:   
2 million (2002)

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