Israel declared its independence in 1948,
The UN General Assembly approved the 1947 UN Partition Plan dividing the territory into two states, with the Jewish area consisting of roughly 55% of the land, and the Arab area consisting of roughly 45%. Ironically, Jerusalem was to be designated as an international region administered by the UN to avoid conflict over its status.
36.5% of its exports are to the US.
In gold reserves it has only 28B
Whilst ecomnomically self sufficient, it oddly continuely recieves ecomnomic aid from the US.
They have 17 broadcast / tv stations, 53 airports, 3 heliports, 853 klm of railway, 17,446 klm of roads, 18 ships ( 2 cargo 16 container) hoever registered elsewhere are 51 (Bahamas 1, Bermuda 3, Cyprus 3, Honduras 1, Liberia 5, Malta 23, Panama 6, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2, Slovakia 7)
They have compulsory military service (for Jews, Druzes) and voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians).
Their military is made up of 53,760 males and 51293 females.
Their debt is quite low ($81B) thanks to America who keeps funding them.
5% of its population can't read or write.
there are 242 Israeli settlements and civilian land use sites in the West Bank.