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Locked in Middle East, Israel has a coastline to the west on the Mediterranean Sea and an outlet to the Red Sea via Elat. Lebanon is to the north, Syria to the north-east, Jordan to the east and Egypt to the west.
There are 242 Israeli settlements and civilian land use sites in the West Bank, 42 in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, 0 in the Gaza Strip, and 29 in East Jerusalem (August 2005 est.); Sea of Galilee is an important freshwater source.
Temperate; hot and dry in southern and eastern desert areas.
Hebrew, Arabic, English
Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa.
Jordan (Yarden), Qishon
Places to Visit
Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa Eilat.
ISD codes & International time