Population of Israel
Israel has a population of more than 7 million people.
The modern type of people came here 75,000 yearsback - for some time they shared the territory with Neanderthals. And in the IX century BC there appeared the first settlements, including the first walled city - Jericho.
- Jews (76%);
- other nations (Circassians, Armenians, Russian, came from Romania, Poland, Ethiopia).
In the 1st quarter.km is home to 355 people, but the most populated is the Tel Aviv District (population density - 7858 people per 1 sq km), while the least populated south of the country (population density - 74 people per 1 square kilometer).
Official languages - Hebrew and Arabic.
Major Cities: Jerusalem, Haifa, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Ashdod, Holon, Rishon Lezion.
Israeli residents profess Judaism, Islam, Christianity.
On average, the male population lives to 79, and women - 83 years.
We managed to achieve good performance Israelisdue to the fact that they are small and drink virtually smoking, overweight and only 16% in the country. In addition, the Israelis - the adherents of a healthy diet, there are also some raw foodists and fruktoedy.
With regard to contributions to public health, the state allocates to this article 2165 costs $ 1 per year per person, while in Europe - 4000 $ and more.
The main causes of mortality - oncology, heart disease, and endocrine system.
Traditions and customs of the inhabitants of Israel
The Jews have a tradition, different from traditionpeople living in other countries. For example, the Passover (Pesach) immediately followed by the preparation of unleavened bread, and Hanukkah holiday - ignition Minor (special candles).
Israelis love the holidays, including specialimportant holiday of Purim: on this occasion, people exchange gifts, doing charitable deeds, delicious meals and drink spirits gathered at the banquet table.
Of no less interest in Israel arewedding traditions. For example, here for the groom decided to arrange a private wedding ceremony: it is sent to the synagogue to pray, then he informs relatives and friends about the upcoming wedding, then it should be showered with candy, and he in turn - to treat all present light alcoholic beverages and snacks.
On the Israeli wedding made wine to drink 7 cups (God created the world in 7 days and 7 drunk wine cups - a symbol of building a new home the newlyweds).
Those who gather in Israel, it is worth considering that here on Saturday and in the afternoon on Friday not working shops and transport.