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last updated Feb. 22, 2009 0:00 AM (EST+7)
Israel
Population
YearPopulationArea
20077,243,600
19986,041,400
19834,037,600
19723,147,700
19672,773,900
19612,179,500
194821,167 sq km
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Description
Israel lies in southwest Asia on the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Its borders are disputed in the north, northeast and southwest where it occupies the Shabaa Farms, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, respectively. Otherwise, it is bounded by Lebanon and Syria in the north, Jordan in the east, and Egypt to the west.
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