Geography of Israel

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The geography of Israel is very diverse, with desert conditions in the south, and snow-capped mountains in the north.wikipedia
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Israel

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Israel is located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea in Western Asia.
The country contains geographically diverse features within its relatively small area.

Snow in Israel

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The geography of Israel is very diverse, with desert conditions in the south, and snow-capped mountains in the north.

Judaean Desert

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The north of the Negev contains the Judean Desert, which, at its border with Jordan, contains the Dead Sea which, at -417 m is the lowest point on Earth.

Nahal Taninim

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It stretches from the point where Mount Carmel almost touches the sea, at Haifa, and down to Nahal Taninim, a stream that marks the southern limit of the Carmel range.

Jordan Rift Valley

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Israel is divided into four physiographic regions: the Mediterranean coastal plain, the Central Hills, the Jordan Rift Valley and the Negev Desert.

Rosh HaNikra grottoes

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The far northern coastline of the country has some chalk landscapes best seen at Rosh HaNikra, a chalk cliff into which a series of grottoes have been eroded.

Tourism in Israel

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Most have outdoor seating to take advantage of Israel's temperate weather, and Tel Aviv is particularly well known for its café culture.

Desert

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The geography of Israel is very diverse, with desert conditions in the south, and snow-capped mountains in the north.

Mediterranean Sea

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Israel is located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea in Western Asia. To the west of Israel is the Mediterranean Sea, which makes up the majority of Israel's 273 km coastline, and the Gaza Strip.

Western Asia

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Israel is located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea in Western Asia.

Lebanon

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It is bounded to the north by Lebanon, the northeast by Syria, the east by Jordan and the West Bank, and to the southwest by Egypt.

Syria

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It is bounded to the north by Lebanon, the northeast by Syria, the east by Jordan and the West Bank, and to the southwest by Egypt.

West Bank

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It is bounded to the north by Lebanon, the northeast by Syria, the east by Jordan and the West Bank, and to the southwest by Egypt.

Egypt

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It is bounded to the north by Lebanon, the northeast by Syria, the east by Jordan and the West Bank, and to the southwest by Egypt.

Gaza Strip

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To the west of Israel is the Mediterranean Sea, which makes up the majority of Israel's 273 km coastline, and the Gaza Strip.

Red Sea

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Israel has a small coastline on the Red Sea in the south.

Exclusive economic zone

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It has an Exclusive Economic Zone of 26,352 km2.

Israeli-occupied territories

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The Israeli-occupied territories include the West Bank, 5879 km2, East Jerusalem, 70 km2 and the Golan Heights, 1150 km2.

East Jerusalem

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The Israeli-occupied territories include the West Bank, 5879 km2, East Jerusalem, 70 km2 and the Golan Heights, 1150 km2.

Golan Heights

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The Israeli-occupied territories include the West Bank, 5879 km2, East Jerusalem, 70 km2 and the Golan Heights, 1150 km2.

Negev

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Israel is divided into four physiographic regions: the Mediterranean coastal plain, the Central Hills, the Jordan Rift Valley and the Negev Desert. Southern Israel is dominated by the Negev desert, covering some 16000 km2, more than half of the country's total land area.

Dead Sea

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The north of the Negev contains the Judean Desert, which, at its border with Jordan, contains the Dead Sea which, at -417 m is the lowest point on Earth.

Judaean Mountains

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The inland area of central Israel is dominated by the Judean Hills of the West Bank, whilst the central and northern coastline consists of the flat and fertile Israeli coastal plain.