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According to the CIA World Factbook, Israel is 8,019 square miles in area, and its population, as of a 2014 estimate, is 7,821,850. In size, Israel is comparable to the state of New Jersey.

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How large is Israel?
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For further perspective, Israel's land area could fit into the state of Florida's 65,755 square miles just over eight times. Israel's population density is also comparable to that of New Jersey, which has a population of around 8.8 million. It is a very urbanized nation as over 90 percent of its population lives in an urban area. Its most population-dense location is the Tel Aviv-Yafo municipality in which an estimated 3.2 million people live. Israel's population has a median age of about 30 years old.

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