Jerusalem is one of the most populated cities in Israel, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country. Located in Asia, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 31.71N latitude / 35.10W longitude. For routing in Jerusalem, please check the free driving directions Jerusalem service below.
When you visit Israel, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Arabic, Hebrew, and the officially used currency is Israeli new shekel (ILS), since 1980.
Jerusalem, the capital city, has numerous population; 695 500 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Jerusalem counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Israel, bears 8 452 841 sum citizens spreading on its 8 522,04 sq mi / 22 072 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Israel is Unitary parliamentary republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: N/A, while salute for the national anthem called: Hatikva (The Hope).
Google maps Jerusalem, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Israel and the neighboring countries like Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria.
Please look at this country’s information page for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Israel Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Israel
Israel, slightly larger than Massachusetts, lies at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. It is bordered by Egypt on the west, Syria, and Jordan on the east, and Lebanon on the north. Its maritime plain is extremely fertile. The southern Negev region, which comprises almost half the total area, is largely a desert. The Jordan, the only important river, flows from the north through Lake Hule (Waters of Merom) and Lake Kinneret (also called Sea of Galilee or Sea of Tiberias), finally entering the Dead Sea 1,349 ft (411 m) below sea levelthe world’s lowest land elevation.