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Middle East

Main scuba place in Israel is the Eilat city on the Red Sea.

Location: Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Lebanon
Geographic coordinates: 31° 30' N, 34° 45' E
Coastline km: 273 km km
Climate: temperate; hot and dry in southern and eastern desert areas
Terrain: Negev desert in the south; low coastal plain; central mountains; Jordan Rift Valley
Elevation: lowest point: Dead Sea -408 m highest point: Har Meron 1,208 m
Natural hazards: sandstorms may occur during spring and summer; droughts; periodic earthquakes
Currency: New Israeli Shekel (ILS)
Population: 6,352,117 (July 2006 est.)
Languages: Hebrew (official), Arabic used officially for Arab minority, English most commonly used foreign language
Capital: Jerusalem
Divisions: 6 districts (mehozot, singular - mehoz); Central, Haifa, Jerusalem, Northern, Southern, Tel Aviv

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Zones (2) Dive sites Sub zones
Mediterranean 6 0
Red Sea - Eilat 13 0

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Coral Beach
Por gaziv
19 mar 2018
Nice -
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Dolphin Reef
Por gaziv
29 mar 2015
Dolphins -
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Por yuraeis
24 sep 2012
D-15 Mearot Mudrehet -
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University Beach
Por yuraeis
24 sep 2012
D-14 Universita Mudrehet - Univerita Beach      
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Moses Rock
Por yuraeis
24 sep 2012
D13 Refesh -   Refresh dive with Romi

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Viaje: Eilat September 2012
Por yuraeis
De 23 sep 2012 a 30 sep 2012
Eilat 1 week in Club-Inn and many dives, sun and sea
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Viaje: Eilat with mom, Inbar and Omer
Por Ofir1
De 22 feb 2010 a 25 feb 2010
First Dive trip to israel.... Vis is great!
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Viaje: Family Vacation
Por Pisco23
De 24 dic 2009 a 2 ene 2010
Family vacation at club med, did mostly kids stuff and some wind and kite boarding, but also managed to slopeoff for a dive.
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Viaje: Diving Eilat
Por summoner
De 2 oct 2009 a 6 oct 2009
The diving coast along the southern beaches of Eilat is a pleasure for divers! numerous dive clubs, decent rental prices and all sites are accessible from the shore! Get into any of the clubs, suit up your gear and get into the water in one of


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