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About Israel

    Where is Israel?

    Flag of Israel Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Lebanon

    Capital: Jerusalem: note - Israel proclaimed Jerusalem as its capital in 1950, but the US, like all other countries, maintains its embassy in Tel Aviv Coordinates: 31° 45" North, 35° 14" East
    Map of Israel

    What is the Israel weather like?

    Temperate; hot and dry in southern and eastern desert areas

    Traveling to Israel

    Traveling by air

    There are 47 airports in Israel, 29 of which are paved.

    There are 3 heliports in Israel.

    Traveling by car

    There are 18,566 Km of highways in Israel.

    Traveling by water

    The most important ports and harbours are in major seaport(s): Ashdod, Elat (Eilat), Hadera, Haifa

    container port(s) TEUs): Ashdod (1,176,000), Haifa (1,238,000).

    Traveling by train

    There are 975 Km of railways in Israel.