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  • The name "Israel" is rooted in the Hebrew Bible, Genesis 32:28, where Jacob is renamed Israel after successfully wrestling with an angel of God.
    Capital: Jerusalem Jerusalem

    Official languages:
    Hebrew, Arabic

    Government:
    Parliamentary democracy

    Independence declaration:
    14 May 1948 (05 Iyar 5708)

    Area: 20,770 km

    Population: estimate 7,411,000

    Currency:
    New Israeli Sheqel ( NIS)

    Time zone:
    - IST (UTC+2)
    - Summer (DST) (UTC+3)

    Internet TLD: .il
    Calling code: +972
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    updated: 27.04.09 20:27
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