Fast Facts. Population:7,105,000 Capital: Jerusalem Language: Hebrew , Arabic, English Religion: Jewish , Muslim, Christian Currency: New Israeli shekel Life Expectancy:79 GDP per Capita:$19,500 Literacy Percent:95 Infant Mortality 4 per 1,000 children (please write this down).
Desert climate in the
Cold and wet in the
mountains, dry in the desert regions.
Problems to a final agreement include:
Palestinians want their capital in Jerusalem. Israel claims that Jerusalem is its capital and that its status is not negotiable.
Land promised has not been given to the Palestinians.
More than 6000 people have died in conflict since 2007.
Official Languages: Hebrew and Arabic
Judaism is the main religion in Israel-75%, Judaism is monotheistic.
Famous location: Western Wall
16% is Muslim, famous location: Dome of the Rock
2% Christian and 4% other religions.