Israel is a middle eastern country bounded by the Mediterranean Sea and deserts. Its temperatures vary wildly. Coastal areas have cool, rainy winters and long, hot summers. The Northern Negev areas have hot summers, cool winters, and fewer rainy days. The desert areas have very hot, dry summers and mild winters with few days of rain.

Map of Israel

Geographic features

There are many notable geographic features. For example, the Dead Sea is one of the world's saltiest bodies of water and is the lowest point on earth - about 430 meters below sea level. Here are some other geographic features:

The Dead Sea

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The image of the Dead Sea is from