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Official NameThe State of Israel
Country Meaning(He That Struggles With God)
Motto (No official motto)
AnthemHaTikvah (The Hope)
Population9,357,076 (0.12% of the world)
LanguagesHebrew (official), Arabic (special status under Israeli law), English (most commonly used foreign language)
Alpha Code »IL / ISR
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Israeli new shekel (₪ ILS)
Central Bank »Bank of Israel
Calling Codes+972
Area Total Area: 20,770 km2 (8,020 sq mi)
Land: 20,330 km2 (7,850 sq mi)
Water: 440 km2 (170 sq mi)
RegionWestern Asia
Lat/Long31.0460510, 34.8516120
Timezone1 timezone(s)