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THE FACTS
NAME: Israel
LOCATION: Africa & The Middle East
GOVERNMENT:   Parliamentary Democracy
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Hebrew (official), Arabic used officially for Arab minority, English is the most commonly used foreign language.
MAJOR RELIGION(S):  Jewish 76.4%, Muslim 16%, Arab Christians 1.7%, other Christian 0.4%, Druze 1.6%, unspecified 3.9%.
MAJOR ETHNIC GROUPS: Jewish 76.4% (of which Israel-born 67.1%, Europe/America-born 22.6%, Africa-born 5.9%, Asia-born 4.2%), non-Jewish 23.6% (mostly Arab).

   
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