The State of Israel is a small yet diverse Middle Eastern country bordered by Egypt and the Gaza Strip to the southwest, by the West Bank and Jordan to the east, and by Syria and Lebanon to the north.

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Jerusalem is the capital and largest city of Israel, though most other countries including United Nations do not recognize it as Israel's capital.

Tel Aviv is the second largest city in Israel, and the largest metropolitan area.

Mitzpe Ramon, despite being a small town in the remote Negev of Israel, has managed to become a lodestone for travellers seeking to enjoy the peace of the desert, far away from the hustle and bustle of the big city.

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The Coastal Plain in Israel stretches from the Carmel Range in the north, to Gaza Strip and Egypt in the south.

The Negev is a large desert that covers the entire southern half of Israel. The least populated area in Israel, it is a home to the nomadic desert people known as the Bedouin.

The Galilee is a northern region of Israel, generally a forested highland area with relatively sparse population.

The North Coast of Israel extends along the Mediterranean Sea shoreline for 40 km, from the Carmel Range to Rosh Haniqra on the Israeli border with Lebanon, and inland across the coastal plain for 6 km until it reaches the hills of the Upper Galilee.

The Dead Sea has its western coast in Israel and the West Bank. It is the lowest point in the world at 394.6 m below sea level.

Ein Gedi is an oasis in the Judaean Desert, near the Dead Sea, between Masada and the caves of Qumran.

The Judaean Desert is a desert in Israel and the West Bank that lies east of Jerusalem and the Judean hills and west of the Jordan Valley and Dead Sea.

The Shfela is a range of hills between the Coastal Plains and the Jerusalem mountains in central Israel.

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