Israel is domestically referred to as Yisra'el and the kind of government it has is Republic.
The capital city of Israel is Tel Aviv and boasts a population of 0.7 million.
The Israeli flag is is made up of white with a blue hexagram (six-pointed linear star) known as the Magen David (Shield of David) centered between two equal horizontal blue bands near the top and bottom edges of the flag; the basic design resembles a Jewish prayer shawl (tallit), which is white with blue stripes; the hexagram as a Jewish symbol dates back to medieval times and is displayed above.
The National symbol of Israel is Star of David.
The National hymn of Israel is ""HaTikvah" ("The Hope")" which was composed by Samuel Cohen.