COUNTRY PROJECT

BY ANNA MARIE GREEN

COUNTRY BASICS

1-Name of country-Israel

Capital-Jerusalem

Flag from the Country

Meaning of the flag-Flag of Israel-The flag of Israel was adopted on October 28, 1948.Five months after the establishment of the State of Israel.

GEOGRAPHY

The location (what continent it's on and what countries surround it)-The continent that it is on is Southwest Asia or more specifically Middle East.Israel is close to North Africa.Jordan and Syria surround Israel.

Major landforms-Desert Landscape, mortar rockets, and screaming Palestinians.

Major bodies of water-Medditerrian Sea

How have the physical features and landforms affected or change the peoples lives in Israel?-It affects them by having to be available to adapt to new food and the climate.

GOVERNMENT

Type of Government-Polemantary Democracy

Leaders-Prime minister

How are the leaders chosen?-The executive branch

Rights of the citizens-The citizens are aloud to have their religious beliefs.

ECONOMY

Rich or poor nation?- Israel is a RICH COUNTRY.

What kind of money do they have?- Shekels are Israeli currency. The rate of exchange for dollars to shekles is about 4 shekels to a dollar

What is their main export?- Israel main exports are: cut diamonds, pearls and other precious metals and stones (31 percent of total exports); electrical machinery and equipment, mechanical machinery and appliances, sound and TV recorders and reproducers and computer equipment

Life expectancy-81.70 years

Culture

Clothing-Shirts, blouses and dresses come right up to the neck. Skirts are long, covering the knees and often even longer, above the ankle. Head coverings for married women are mandatory (hats or wigs). Pants, tight skirts, sleeveless and backless dresses, slits and minis are forbidden

Language-Hebrew and Arabic

Holidays-Purim is a important date for the israels.

Religions-The holy land is Israels belief.

Food-Falafel,Hummus, Malawach, Pita bread , Sabih, Shnitze these are the most popular foods in Israel.

Climate

General weather conditions in Israel are warm very dry.

Yearly rainfall?- Hot season / summer is in June, July, August and September.Most rainfall (rainy season)is seen in January, February, August and September.On average, the warmest month is August On average, the coolest month is January.September is the wettest month.May is the driest month.

Yearly temperature?- Over the course of a year, the temperature typically varies from 47°F to 89°F and is rarely below 41°F or above 92°F.

What effects the climate in Israel-The sun effects this.

History

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