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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

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. The change from summer to winter time (moving clockwise back one hour) is on the last Sunday in October.

2. 3.2% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

3. This country has more than 2,851,000 motor vehicles (338 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

4. The national top-level domain is .il . There are over 239 990 websites with this extension.

5. The most popular pages with the extension .il are google.co.il, ynet.co.il and panet.co.il.

6. In this country there are over 18 566 km of paved roads including over 449 km of express roads (0.03% of all roads in the world).

7. The country has 47 airports, 29 of the paved surface.

8. In this country there are over 975 km of railway tracks.

9. The President of Israel, ruling from 2007 to 2014 – Simon Peres, was born in the Second Polish Republic.

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

11. The average speed of fixed-line internet is 11.2 Mb / s, and the maximum is 70 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

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

13. Full name of the country – State of Israel.

14. Political system – republic.


Geography in Israel

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

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

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

4. The country is 14 times smaller than Poland.

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

6. The longest river is Jordan, 250 km.

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

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

9. 1738 km2 of the country is covered by forests (8.5%)

91. The nearest capital in a straight line from Tel Aviv is Amman (Jordan) – 108 km.

92. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Tel Aviv is Nukuʻalofa (Tonga) – 16809 km.


Finance in Israel

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

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

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

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

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

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 321 238 000 000 (PLN 1 374 898 640 000 ),
– in 2018 it is $ 351,000,000,000 (PLN 1 502 280,000,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 67.5% of GDP, which is about: $ 216 835 650 000 (PLN 928 056 582 000),
2018 year was 60.9 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 213 759 000 000 (PLN 914 888 520 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give around $ 25,343 (PLN 108,469).

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 96 160,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 91 241 000 000 .

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


Law in Israel

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1. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

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

3. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Education in Israel

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

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

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

4. 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).

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


Work in Israel

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

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

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

4. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 3.9% .

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

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

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

8. The work week is 43 hours.


Best in Israel

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

2. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

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

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

5. The longest river is Jordan, 250 km.

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

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

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


Army in Israel

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1. 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.

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

3. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 11 place,
2018 > year – 16 place.

4. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 175,000 professional and 440,000 reservists,
2018 year – 170,000 professional and 445 000 reservists.

5. 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.

6. Army expenses:
2014 year – $ 15,000,000,000 (PLN 64,200,000,000),
2018 year – $ 20,000,000,000 (PLN 85,600,000,000).

7. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 60 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 60 ships.

8. Israel has 80-200 nuclear warheads.


Society in Israel

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1. 17 Israelis have accumulated assets greater than a billion US dollars.

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

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

4. Political system – republic.

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

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

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

8. 26% of adults living in this country are overweight.

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

10. On average, a woman gives birth to 2.7 children.

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

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

13. The population density is 351 people / km2.

14. The main religion is Judaism.

16. 17 Israelis have accumulated assets greater than a billion US dollars.

17. The average age people living in this country is 29.6 years old.

18. In this country there are around:
2,366,000 people (27.95%) in the age range 0-14 years.
5,180,000 people (61.2%) in the age range 15-64 .
918 300 people (10.85%) over 65 years old.

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

20. 73 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

21. 92% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

22. In this country an adult person smokes 86 cigarettes a month on average.

23. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 3.9% .


Symbols of Israel

1. The national alcohol is anise.

2. The main religion is Judaism.

3. The population density is 351 people / km2.

4. Motto of the country – “Hope”

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


History of Israel

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

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

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

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


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What is the highest peak in Israel?

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

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What is the largest river in Israel?

The largest river in Israel is Jordan, 250 km.

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Which Israel has national colors?

National colors: blue and white.

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What is national alcohol?

The national alcohol is anise.

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What is the national animal?

The national animal is a fool bird.

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What is the national sport?

National football is football.

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Which countries borders Israel?

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

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What is the average age of people living in this country?

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

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What is the minimum wage?

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

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What is the population density in Israel?

The population density is 416 people per km2.

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What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Hope”

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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 51.2 ° C was measured in Qalya.

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What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -14,2 ° C was measured in Merom Golan.

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With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

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