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Complete details about Israel in Asia with capital city Jerusalem

Country NameIsrael (Yisra?el/Isra?il)
Country CodeISR
Capital CityJerusalem
ContinentAsia
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1948
Population6217000
Surface Area21056.0
Life Expectancy78.6 years
GNP97477.0 (old 98577.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Arabic [official]     (18.0%)
Hebrew [official]     (63.1%)
Russian     (8.9%)

Major Cities

Jerusalem, Jerusalem     (population 633700)
Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Tel Aviv     (population 348100)
Haifa, Haifa     (population 265700)
Rishon Le Ziyyon, Ha Merkaz     (population 188200)
Beerseba, Ha Darom     (population 163700)
Holon, Tel Aviv     (population 163100)
Petah Tiqwa, Ha Merkaz     (population 159400)
Ashdod, Ha Darom     (population 155800)
Netanya, Ha Merkaz     (population 154900)
Bat Yam, Tel Aviv     (population 137000)
Bene Beraq, Tel Aviv     (population 133900)
Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv     (population 126900)
Ashqelon, Ha Darom     (population 92300)
Rehovot, Ha Merkaz     (population 90300)

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From @TheSWPrincess on Thu Apr 18 09:14:27 EDT 2019 RT @tizzywoman: From 1/1 - 4/11/19, 555 cases of measles have been confirmed in 20 states. The selfishness & ignorance of these ppl is asto?
From @kirby_cho on Thu Apr 18 09:14:26 EDT 2019 ?@KamalaHarris? dining at family owned small restaurants across the nation and other issues #GreenNewDeal #cjreform? https://t.co/KMCDfwuitl
From @JorgeBa20331419 on Thu Apr 18 09:14:24 EDT 2019 RT @DiosUneSusHijos: Y he aquí había en Jerusalén un hombre llamado Simeón, y este hombre, justo y piadoso, esperaba la consolación de Isra?
From @SherbearUsa on Thu Apr 18 09:14:24 EDT 2019 US Congresswoman proposes cutting Israel aid https://t.co/tJbL2wXk16 via @MiddleEastMnt @realDonaldTrump @VP? https://t.co/nGK1tUqzLh
From @Leonielalionne1 on Thu Apr 18 09:14:23 EDT 2019 RT @DidierMaisto: À ceux qui me reprochent d?avoir parlé d ?Al-Aqsa le même soir que #NotreDame -« des gamins qui ont mis le feu en jouant ?
From @meaganwarner_ on Thu Apr 18 09:14:20 EDT 2019 @hafza741 No, by your phrasing it wasn?t clear but I?m always happy to hear someone?s opinion on Israel which is why I asked!
From @zoey91016 on Thu Apr 18 09:14:18 EDT 2019 RT @BreitbartNews: https://t.co/mcvCbxwDTs
From @CodeRedShell on Thu Apr 18 09:14:15 EDT 2019 RT @guardian: If you believe in human rights, Madonna, don?t play Tel Aviv | Roger Waters https://t.co/LpwjlXKCP4