TITLE

Israel

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Almanac & Book of Facts;2009, p879
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for the State of Israel is presented. It has a population of 7,112,359 and a land area of 7,849 square miles. The main industries in Israel include manufactures, wood and paper products, and tobacco. The head of state is President Shimon Peres while the head of government is Prime Minister Tzipi Livni. Highlighted is the history of Israel beginning from the arrival of the Hebrews to its war with Jordan. Also offered are information on the country's communications, finance, transportation, health, and education.
ACCESSION #
44743409

 

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