ISRAEL (West Jerusalem + Tel Aviv-Jaffa)  UNO Member State of ISRAEL : President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi
PALESTINE (Gaza + (East Jerusalem) + Cairo)  De facto Semi-Independent ALL-PALESTINE Arab Government : PM Ahmad Abdul Baqi Hilmi

Other Entities with similar names

State of ISRAEL
(West Jerusalem + Tel Aviv-Jaffa)

State of ISRAEL

Flag or logo since 1948-11-12
Medīnat YISRĀ''EL : מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל (he) + Dawlat ISRĀʼĪL : دَوْلَة إِسْرَائِيل (ar) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi
(ruler of ISRAEL since 1952-12-10)
Capital:West Jerusalem + Tel Aviv-Jaffa - (Yerushalayim + Tel Aviv-Yafo)
Official languages: Arabic (ar) . Hebrew (he) .


ISRAEL State of ISRAEL  (West Jerusalem + Tel Aviv-Jaffa)

6 Mainland Divisions:

CENTRAL CENTRAL District  (Ramla)Local: Mehoz HaMERKAZ : מָחוֹז הַמֶרְכָּז (he) + Mintaqah al-WASTA : المنطقة الوسطى (ar)  (Ramlāh)
HAIFA HAIFA District  (Haifa)Local: Mehoz HEIFA : מחוז חיפה (he) + Mintaqah HAYFA : منطقة حيفا (ar)  (Heifa)
JERUSALEM District of JERUSALEM  (West Jerusalem)Local: Mehoz YERUSHALAYIM : ירושלים‎ (he) + Mahoz ÛRSHALÎM - Mintaqah al-Quds : منطقة القدس (ar)  (Yerushalayim)
NORTHERN NORTHERN District  (Nazareth)Local: Mehoz HaTZAFON : מחוז הצפון (he) + Mintaqah ash-SHAMAL : منطقة الشمال (ar)  (Natzeret)
SOUTHERN SOUTHERN District  (Beersheba)Local: Mehoz HaDAROM : מחוז הדרום (he) + Mintaqah al-JANUB : لواء الجنوب (ar)  (Be''er-Sheva)
TEL AVIV TEL AVIV District  (Tel Aviv-Jaffa)Local: Mehoz TEL AVIV : מָחוֹז תֵּל אָבִיב (he) + Mintaqah TEL ABIB : منطقة تل أبيب (ar)  (Tel Aviv-Yafo)

24 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
EUROPEAN MIGRATION Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration : ICEM  (Geneva)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Geneva)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Saint Cloud)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
JEWISH PEOPLE World Jewish Congress : WJC  (New York City)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
STANDARDIZATION International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children''s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
ZIONISM ZIONIST Organization  (Jerusalem)

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 Main Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   *, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.


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