Which country does Israel belong to?

Is Israel a state or country?

Israel, Arabic Isrāʾīl, officially State of Israel or Hebrew Medinat Yisraʾel, country in the Middle East, located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea.

Is Israel a rich country?

Israel was ranked 19th on the 2016 UN Human Development Index, indicating “very high” development. It is considered a high-income country by the World Bank.

Who controls Israel?

The prime minister is head of government and the Knesset is the legislature. With a population of around 9 million as of 2019, Israel is a developed country and an OECD member.

Israel.

State of Israel מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל‎ (Hebrew) دولة إسرائيل (Arabic)
Demonym(s) Israeli
Government Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic

Does Israel speak English?

The two languages in widest use in Israel are Hebrew and Arabic. English is widely spoken and understood, and Arabic is the daily language and language of instruction for Israel’s Arabic citizens.

What was the first language?

Sumerian language, language isolate and the oldest written language in existence. First attested about 3100 bce in southern Mesopotamia, it flourished during the 3rd millennium bce.

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