WESTERN ASIA

Israel Map

A map of Israel (State of Israel) that shows cities, towns, highways, lakes, and rivers. Satellite imagery and an elevation map reveal the topography of Israel.
REFERENCE

Israel Political Map

Israel is a country in the Middle East on the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. It borders Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan to the east, Palestine (West Bank and the Gaza Strip) to the east and west, and Egypt to the southwest. Israel is known for its Jewish country, its conflicts between Israel and Palestine, as well as the Dead Sea. Jerusalem is the capital and largest city of Israel. But the city of Tel Aviv is also an economic and technological center.

IMAGERY

Israel Satellite Map

Israel has an area of 22,145 square kilometers (8550 sq mi), which is slightly larger than Kuwait in area. But it’s shaped narrow and is elongated in the north-south direction. Israel features a wide range of landscapes.  For example, the Negev Desert lies in the south. Whereas the Jezreel Valley is known for its fertile soils is within the interior. Forests cover just 7% of Israel and its largest freshwater lake is Lake Tiberias.

HILLSHADE

Israel Elevation Map

While the southern region of Israel is mostly desert, the north is rugged and mountainous. For instance, its mountains include Galilee, Carmel, and Golan in the north. But its highest peak is Mount Hermon, next to Lebanon and Syria. The shores of the Mediterranean Sea are low coastal plain, where most of Israel’s population is situated.