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Capital : Jerusalem
Language :  Hebrew, Arabic
Currency :  New Shekel
Population : 8 611 060
Area : 20 770 km2

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Israel facts

1. Independence from the British mandate of the League of Nations was obtained on May 14, 1948.
2. The population density is 351 people / km2.
3. The country is 14 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Judaism.
5. The highest peak is Hermon, 2814 m above sea level.
6. The longest river is Jordan, 250 km.
7. The full name of the country – State of Israel.
8. Motto of the country – “Hope”
9. Political system – republic.
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11. Israel is one of the best educated countries in the world with the highest number of engineers, scientists and doctors per capita (135 out of 10,000).

Author: MR

12. The Dead Sea is the lowest point on Earth. It is 422 meters below sea level.

13. After the USA, Israel has the world’s largest fleet of planes.

14. The Windows NT operating system was mostly developed by Microsoft-Israel.

15. In Israel, there is the most museum in the world, counting per capita.

Author: Oleńka

16. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 11 place,
      – 2018 year – 16 place.

17. Number of soldiers:
      – 2014 year – 175,000 professional and 440,000 Reservists, < br>       – 2018 year – 170,000 professional and 445 000 reservists.

18. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 3800 tanks, 9400 armored vehicles, 680 jet aircraft and 140 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 2760 tanks, 10570 armored vehicles, 594 jet aircraft and 147 helicopters.

19. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $15,000,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $20,000,000,000 .

20. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 , the year was around 60 ships, in 2018 the year is about 60 ships.

21. Israel has 80-200 nuclear warheads.

Author: Wojak

22. The Israeli President, ruling from 2007 to 2014 – Shimon Peres, was born on the territory of the Second Polish Republic.

Author: Martynka91

23. In Israel, the most effective anti-missile system in the world is known – the “Iron Dome”. The big downside is that launching one rocket costs as much as 100,000 dollars.

Author: fakty

24. In 1952, Albert Einstein rejected the proposal to take the post of president in Israel.

25. Jerusalem is a holy place for the three largest religions in the world (Christianity, Islam and Judaism).

Author: Milan

26. There are more Jews living in New York than in Tel Aviv.

Author: Grand

27. The minimum wage is 5,300 Shekels per month and 25 Shekel per hour (data from 2015).

Author: Daria

28. The amount of income tax in Israel is 26.5%.

29. Retired women can go at the age of 60, and men at the age of 65.

30. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 3.9% .

Author: Daria

31. 17 Israelis have accumulated assets greater than a billion US dollars.

32. The richest of them is Eyal Ofer with assets worth over $8.5 billion.

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33. In Israel, an average person consumes about 2.8 liters of pure alcohol per year.

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34. The national alcohol is anise.

35. The most drinks are spirit – 49.7%, then beer – 44%, wine – 6%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.3%.

Author: AlkoWorld

36. In this country, compulsory education lasts 11 years.

37. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

38. Independence from the British mandate of the League of Nations was obtained on May 14, 1948.

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39. The population density is 351 people / km2.

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40. The country is 14 times smaller than Poland.

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41. The main religion is Judaism.

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42. The highest peak is Hermon, 2814 m above sea level.

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43. The longest river is Jordan, 250 km.

44. The full name of the country – State of Israel.

45. Motto of the country – “Hope”

46. Political system – republic.

47. The country is inhabited by about 4,000 Poles.

48. Israel is one of the best educated countries in the world with the highest number of engineers, scientists and doctors per capita (135 out of 10,000).

Author: AutoMania

49. The Dead Sea is the lowest point on Earth. It is 422 meters below sea level.

50. After the USA, Israel has the world’s largest fleet of planes.

Author: Marlène

51. The Windows NT operating system was mostly developed by Microsoft-Israel.

Author: Marlène

52. In Israel, there is the most museum in the world, counting per capita.

53. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 11 place,
      – 2018 year – 16 place.

54. Number of soldiers:
      – 2014 year – 175,000 professional and 440,000 Reservists, < br>       – 2018 year – 170,000 professional and 445 000 reservists.

Author: NET

55. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 3800 tanks, 9400 armored vehicles, 680 jet aircraft and 140 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 2760 tanks, 10570 armored vehicles, 594 jet aircraft and 147 helicopters.

56. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $15,000,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $20,000,000,000 .

Author: http

57. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 , the year was around 60 ships, in 2018 the year is about 60 ships.

Author: Vinamra

58. Israel has 80-200 nuclear warheads.

59. The Israeli President, ruling from 2007 to 2014 – Shimon Peres, was born on the territory of the Second Polish Republic.

60. In Israel, the most effective anti-missile system in the world is known – the “Iron Dome”. The big downside is that launching one rocket costs as much as 100,000 dollars.

Author: Komornik

61. In 1952, Albert Einstein rejected the proposal to take the post of president in Israel.

Author: Łasuch

62. Jerusalem is a holy place for the three largest religions in the world (Christianity, Islam and Judaism).

Author: VViki

63. There are more Jews living in New York than in Tel Aviv.

Author: Reebeka

64. The minimum wage is 5,300 Shekels per month and 25 Shekel per hour (data from 2015).

65. The amount of income tax in Israel is 26.5%.

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66. Retired women can go at the age of 60, and men at the age of 65.

Author: medi

67. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 3.9% .

Author: Wilga

68. 17 Israelis have accumulated assets greater than a billion US dollars.

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69. The richest of them is Eyal Ofer with assets worth over $8.5 billion.

70. In Israel, an average person consumes about 2.8 liters of pure alcohol per year.

71. The national alcohol is anise.

Author: Nadia

72. The most drinks are spirit – 49.7%, then beer – 44%, wine – 6%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.3%.

73. In this country, compulsory education lasts 11 years.

74. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6….

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75. The lowest situated place in the country is the Dead Sea – 422 m.p.p.

Author: Klemens

76. In this country, a person of 12 years of age is subject to criminal liability.

77. There are 5205 km2 of agricultural land in Israel (26% of the country).

78. 73 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

79. Beit Jann is the highest located city in the country.

80. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1948.

81. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 34 days.

82. He joined the UN on May 11, 1949.

83. The work week is 43 hours.

84. 92% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

85. 1738 km2 of the country is covered by forests (8.5%)

86. The last death penalty was carried out in 1962.

Author: Statyk

87. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 50%, and for companies 24% (2018).

88. The tax on goods and services is 17% (2018).

89. The level of inflation in 2018 is 1.4%.

Author: Fan%

90. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 10,370 ₪.

Author: Daria

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What is the highest peak in Israel?
The highest peak in Israel is Hermon (2814 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Israel?
The largest river in Israel is Jordan, 250 km.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Israel?
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What is the national dish?
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Which Israel has national colors?
National colors: blue and white.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
The national alcohol is anise.

answer: Marta

What is the national animal?
The national animal is a fool bird.

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
National football is football.

answer: Marta

Which countries borders Israel?
Israel borders with such countries as Egypt 266 km, Jordan 238 km, Lebanon 79 km, Syria 76 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 29.6 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 5,300 Shekels per month and 25 Shekel per hour (data from 2015).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Israel?
The population density is 416 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “Hope”

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 51.2 ° C was measured in Qalya.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -14,2 ° C was measured in Merom Golan.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta