EILAT - ISRAEL

 

 

 

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Eilat, the southern most city of Israel, is a unique metropolis and important Israeli port on the Gulf of Aqaba, providing the country maritime access to the Red Sea. Known for its breathtakingly beautiful coral reefs and wide variety of marine life, the city celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1999 and has grown over the past decade to become a center of international attention. Tens of thousands of visitors come from all over the globe to enjoy magnificent diving and pleasant summer weather year round.   


 

Website: http://eilat.muni.il

Sister City since
April 18 1959 

Distance from LA
7,744 miles

Population
City 48,000 - Country 5,842,454 

Climate
Temperate; hot and dry in southern and eastern desert areas

Local Time
GMT +3  (11 hours ahead of Los Angeles) 

Currency 
Israeli New Shequel