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Israel
(4,995 words)

Medinat Yisra’el (The State of Israel)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

8,714,000

Area

20,000 sq. km (7,900 sq. mi)

Population density

430/sq. km (1,100/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.56% (per 1,000: births 18, deaths 5)

Under 15 years

28%

Urban dwellers

93% (1.51% p.a.)

Largest cities

Tel Aviv 4,181,000; Haifa 1,147,000; Jerusalem 932,000; Be'er Sheva 638,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

26% Arabic…

Cite this page
“Israel”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02ISR>
First published online: 2020



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