Official Name: The State of Israel

Form of Rule: Parliamentary Democracy

Capital: Jerusalem

Area: 22,072 square kilometers

Population: 7.4 million persons

Distribution by Religion: 75.6% Jews, 16.6% Muslim, 1.6% Christian and 1.6% Druze, 0.40% non-Arab Christians and 3.9% unclassified by religion.

Official Languages: Hebrew, Arabic

Currency: New Shekel

GDP per Person: $28,365 (calculated according to purchasing power)

Quality of Life Classification: 24th place in world

International Dialing Code: 972

Internet Suffix: il

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