Information about Israel
Population: 7.047.001 (2006)
Capital: Jerusalem 704.900 inhab. (2004)
Official Languages: hebrew - arabic
The flag carrier of Israel is El Al Israel Airlines (LY)
Main cities: Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, Tiberias, Natania, Naharia, Eilat, Acco.
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Israel in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Israel, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Israel - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial PracticesCurrency: Shequel (ILS)
Time Zone: (GMT+2) Summer Time (GMT+3)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: None
- Recommended vaccines: Tétanos - Difteria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine, Hepatitis A