Location: Israel is located on the western coast of the Mediterranean Sea, northwest of Saudi Arabia and northeast of Egypt.

Size: Israel is 22,072 square kilometers, while the Continental United States is 8,080,464 square kilometers.

Although Israel is a geographically small region, it has a variety of terrain.  Within it’s borders are desert, hills, mountains, beaches, and valleys.  It is on the coast of the Mediterranean sea.  Also within it’s borders are the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea.