Israel Political Map
Israel Country Information:
Israel is located in the Middle East. Israel is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba; Egypt and Gaza Strip to the west, Jordan, West Bank, and Syria to the east, and Lebanon to the north.
Israel Bordering Countries:
Egypt, Gaza Strip, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank
'Afula, 'Akko, Ashdod, Ashqelon, Bat Yam, Be'er Sheva', Beersheba, Bene Beraq, Bet She'an, Dimona, Elat, Hadera, Hefa (Haifa), Herzliyya, Holon, Jerusalem (Yerushalayim Al Quds), Mizpe Ramon, Nahariyya, Nazerat (Nazareth), Netanya, Oron, Petah Tiqwa, Ra'ananna, Ramat Gan, Ramla, Rishon LeZiyyon, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tiberias, Yotvata and Zefat.
Biq'at Uvda, Dead Sea, Gulf of Aqaba, Jordan River, Lake Tiberias, Mediterranean Sea and Sea of Galilee.
Israel Natural Resources:
Israel has a variety of mineral resources such as potash, copper ore, phosphate rock, magnesium bromide and clays. Other resources for Israel are sand, natural gas and timber.
Israel Natural Hazards:
Sandstorms may occur in Israel during the spring and summer. Other natural hazards for this country include droughts and periodic earthquakes.
Israel Environmental Issues:
Israel has limited arable land and natural fresh water resources, which pose serious constraints for the country. Other environmental issues include: groundwater pollution from pesticides, chemical fertilizers, industrial and domestic waste; desertification; air pollution from vehicle and industrial emissions.