Israel Country Code +972

Country calling code +972

Alpha-2 Code IL

Alpha-3 Code ISR

About Israel

Israel (/ˈɪzriəl, ˈɪzreɪəl/; Hebrew: יִשְׂרָאֵל‎; Arabic: إِسْرَائِيل‎), formally known as the State of Israel (Hebrew: מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל‎ Medinat Yisra'el), is a country in Western Asia, located on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea. It has land borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan on the east, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively, and Egypt to the southwest. The country contains geographically diverse features within its relatively small area. Israel's economic and technological center is Tel Aviv, while its seat of government and proclaimed capital is Jerusalem, although the state's sovereignty over Jerusalem has only partial recognition...

Israel Statistics

  • LAT/LONG: 31°25'6"N / 35°4'24"E
  • CAPITAL: Jerusalem
  • POPULATION: 8,614,861
  • AREA: 21,640 Km2
  • GDP: $353,268,411,919
  • TELEPHONES: 3,594,000
  • INTERNET HOSTS: 2,483,000
  • INTERNET USERS: 4,525,000

How to Call Israel from the US (or Canada)

Trying to call Israel from the U.S. (or Canada)? These simple dialing directions will help you:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. (or Canada) exit code.
  • Next dial 972, the country code for Israel.
  • Then dial the area code (1–3 digits — please see a sample calling code list below)
  • and finally the phone number (5–7 digits).

Travel in Israel

  • LANGUAGES: Hebrew (official), Arabic (used officially for Arab minority), English (most commonly used foreign language)
  • CURRENCY: Shekel (ILS)

    Type C European 2-pin

    • Commonly used in Europe, South America & Asia
    • 2 pins
    • Not grounded
    • 2.5 A
    • Almost always 220 – 240 V
    • Socket compatible with plug type C

    Type H Israeli 3-pin

    • Used exclusively in Israel, the West Bank & the Gaza Strip
    • 3 pins
    • Grounded
    • 16 A
    • 220 – 240 V
    • Socket compatible with plug types C & H (unsafe compatibility with E & F)

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