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Seat of government

Jerusalem, though most foreign embassies are in Tel Aviv.




Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics cites (including Jerusalem and Golan) 22,072km²


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London 2012
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Beijing 2008
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Athens 2004
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The Olympic countdown clock in Trafalgar Square 2012 dates for your diary

A guide to all the key events happening around the UK in the year London stages the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

2 Jan 12

Israel at the Olympics

80 Beijing 2008 ranking

1952 First Olympic appearance