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🇮🇱 Israel

Country located in Western Asia

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General information related to the country

Comprehensive data for Israel
Country NameIsrael
Country Name (Local)ישראל / Yisra’el / Isra’il
Country Flag🇮🇱
Country Area20770 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)IL
RegionWestern Asia
Capital NameJerusalem
Capital Latitude31.76904
Capital Longitude35.21633
Postal Code Format#####
Postal Code Regex^(\d{5})$


The currency used for the locale code is New Israeli Sheqel.

Currency details for Israel
Currency NameNew Israeli Sheqel
Currency Name (Local)Israeli new shekel
Currency CodeILS
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric376
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameAgorot

Languages Spoken

Israel speaks 2 languages.


Israel has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+02:00.



Israel shares borders with 5 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What country is 🇮🇱?

People often ask which country uses 🇮🇱 emoji flag. The answer is Israel.Israel is located in Western Asia continent. The country area is 20770 km2, and the capital city is Jerusalem (31.76904, 35.21633). Some of the neighboring countries are Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, and the country is not landlocked. Some of the timezones in Israel are UTC+02:00. The currency used in Israel is Israeli new shekel (ILS). People in Israel speak mostly Hebrew (modern), Arabic. Israel is part of the Western Asia region.