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Israel Elevation Map

Israel is a country that is primarily composed of desert. The elevation map of Israel depicts a wide range of topographic features, from the marshy coastal plains to the arid hills of the Negev desert.


The elevation of Israel's mountains and hills ranges from around 200m to over 1,000m. The hills and valleys of Israel provide a unique and diverse landscape for exploration and adventure.


The Dead Sea is the lowest point in Israel and in the world. The area of the Dead Sea is classified as the world's saltiest body of water and visitors can experience its therapeutic mud and mineral-rich water.

The geography of Israel has been shaped by tectonic activity, the movement of water, and other natural phenomena. This complex interplay has created a unique and memorable landscape.

Highest point

The highest point in Israel is Mount Meron. It is located in Galilee and is 1,208m above sea level. The summit provides a breathtaking view of the surrounding areas.

Lowest point

The lowest point in Israel is the Dead Sea, which is 429m below sea level. It is the world's saltiest body of water and attracts tourists from all over the world who come to experience its therapeutic value.

Similar landscape

Israel’s elevation map is quite similar to other countries that have difficult desert terrains such as Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. However, Israel’s numerous mountainous terrains make it quite distinct in this region.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Israel and their elevation above sea level.