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Presentation of Israel : Geography

Country's official name :
Israel
Capital:
The State of Israel has established its capital in Jerusalem, despite the absence of an international agreement on the status of the city.
Population of main cities:
Jerusalem (936,500) ; Tel Aviv (460,700) ; Haifa (285,400) ; Rishon LeZiyyon (254,400) ; Petah Tikva (248,000) ; Ashdod (226,000) ; Netanya (221,400)
Area:
22,070 km²
Type of Climate :
The average temperatures in January are 13°C and in June 24°C. Temperatures are mild all year-round on the coasts. Summer lasts from April to October. Winters are cold in the mountain regions. The ideal period for visiting the country is from April to May.
Local Time:
It is %T:%M %A In Tel Aviv, Jerusalem
Summer Time Period :
Summer time from March to October.
Official Language:
In Israel, the official languages are Hebrew and Arabic. The country's national language is modern Hebrew. However, since about 20% of the population was not born in Israel, a substantial number of Israelis have a different mother tongue.
Other Languages Spoken:
Israeli speak other languages such as English, French, Russian and Yiddish. English is considered as the main foreign language in Israel (the main language for international communication), followed by French. Russian is the third most important foreign language in the country. Yiddish is spoken by around 500,000 people. Moreover, a large number of other languages are spoken by foreigners: Spanish, Romanian, Hungarian, German, Polish, Persian, Amharic and Tigrinya.
Business Language(s):
English

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