The State of Israel is a country in the Middle East, where Asia and Africa are at the intersection of the continents. Geographically, it is found in Asia. Neighbors include; to the west Mediterranean Sea, to the north Lebanon and Syria, to the east to Jordan, to the south Egypt, Palestine and the Red Sea. Israel is also neighboring Cyprus by sea. The surface area of the country is 20,770 km2. Its capital is Jerusalem.
Israel phone code: +972
Israeli currency: New Israeli Shekel
Cities in Israel: Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Betüllahim, Eilat ..
The country's economy is based on agriculture, industry and tourism. The help of Jews and the US in other countries is a major contributor to the development of their economy.
Israel's Export Products
It forms the basis of Israeli agriculture. Kibbutz is a collective production organization. After long studies, the Negev Desert has been cultivated and agricultural production has increased. The coast plains are as efficient as the valleys. Main agricultural products grown are grains, citrus fruits, sugar beet and grapes.
Due to the low number of pastures in the country, animal husbandry is underdeveloped. In Israel, sheep is grown. Besides, the poultry are numerous. The products from animals only meet the country's own need.
Fishing in Israel is very developed, and the Indian and the Atlantic Ocean fishing with the vessels of more than 25,000 tons of fish per year are hunted.
In Israel, industry is developing day by day. Potash and copper industry are the main ones. 33.4% of the total workforce takes parts in the industry. Industrial zones are located in Tel-Aviv and Haifa. The most important ones in developing industrial sectors are pharmaceuticals, optics, electrical equipment, diamond processing, weapons industry.
In Israel, more than one third of its exports are provided by the diamond industry. The main goods exported as citrus fruit are orange, banana, citrus and grapes. Today he sells airplanes and weapons, but the trade balance is constantly on. Imports are mainly focused on the raw materials used in manufactured goods and industry. Most of its trade is with USA, UK and Germany.
Diamonds, Packaged Drugs, Integrated Circuits, Refined Petroleum and Medical Instruments.
Israel's Import Products
Diamonds, Automobiles, Integrated Circuits, Crude Oil and Computers.
Israel's Export Countries
The United States is located in Hong Kong, China, Palestine and India.
Countries that Israel imports
America, China, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Germany.
Nations Living in Israel
The Jewish majority and the Arab minority.
Languages Spoken in Israel
Official languages are Hebrew, Arabic, Modern, Standard Arabic