Where is Israel?

The given Israel location map depicts the location of Israel on the world map; Israel is located eastern coast of Mediterranean Sea. Israel is part of Middle East. It shares international boundary with Lebanon in the north, Syria in the northeast, Jordan in the east, and Egypt in the southwest. Besides, it also shares boundaries with West Bank in the east and Gaza Strip in the southwest.

Location Map of Israel

Where is Israel Located?

Israel officially known as the State of Israel is a country in Western Asia. Israel stands at the crossroads of Asia, Europe and Africa. Geographically, it belongs to the Asian continent and is part of the Middle East region.

Surprisingly, Israel is the Jewish majority state and stands first in the world. The government type of Israel is parliamentary republic. Most of the months, Israel remains in news due to the dispute with West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and Golan Height. The internationally recognized international boundary between Israel and West Bank is not formally defined by the Israeli government.

In the Middle East, Israel is a developed country along with representative democracy and parliamentary system where universal suffrage has been practiced since long time. Country's capital city is Jerusalem but it is not internationally known rather Tel Aviv is the main financial hub of Israel. However, the industrial hub is Haifa.

Israel has diversified climate, however, the western part largely have typical Mediterranean climate rain in winters and hot summer. Temperatures in Israel have big differences. The mountainous regions of the country can be windy, cold, and sometimes snowy. Surprisingly, Israel has the highest number of museum per person in the world. Israel tourism is world famous; especially religious tourism in Israel is an important industry. Additionally, Israel beaches, historical and archaeological sites, and of course various museums tantalize tourists of the whole world.

Facts about Israel

Official LanguageHebrew
LocationIsrael is a country in Western Asia
Coordinates36.2048° N, 138.2529° E
Area20,770–22,072 sq km (8,019–8,522 sq mi)(150th)
Population (2023)99,212,186 (99th)
Ethnic groups73.6% Jewish, 18.1% Muslim, 1.9% Christian, and 1.6% Druze, 4.8% other
CurrencyNew shekel (₪‎) (ILS)
Israel ISO Country codeIL
Calling code+972
ClimateMediterranean climate
Time zoneUTC+2 (IST), in Summer UTC+3 (IDT)
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary constitutional republic
Administrative divisionsSix districts
Regions in Israel8 Regions
Major AirportBen Gurion Airport, Ben Gurion Airport
Major PortsPort of Haifa, Ashdod Port, Port of Eilat
Govt. Websitehttps://www.Israel.go.jp/

Largest cities in Israel

2Tel AvivTel Aviv460,61312
4Rishon LeZionCentral254,38414
5Petah TikvaCentral247,95615
9Bnei BrakTel Aviv204,63919
10HolonTel Aviv196,28220

Six main administrative districts of Israel

DistrictCapitalLargest cityJews Pop.Arabs PopTotal Population
NorthNof HaGalilNazareth43%54%1,401,300
CenterRamlaRishon LeZion88%8%2,115,800
Tel AvivTel AvivTel Aviv93%2%1,388,400
Judea and Samaria AreaArielModi'in Illit98%0%399,300