972 Country Code – Israel – 00972

972 is the country code for Israel.

How to Call Israel from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

To call a telephone number in Israel from Dubai (United Arab Emirates):

  • Dial the international call prefix. For calls from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) this is 00 (or ‘+’ from mobile phones).
  • Dial the country code for Israel – 972.
  • Dial the city code and local number, leaving out the first zero if there is one.

Landlines – City/Area Codes in Israel

Area codes for a selection of the biggest cities in Israel are listed below:

  • Ashdod – 8
  • Haifa – 4
  • Jerusalem – 2
  • Petah Tikva – 3
  • Rishon LeZion – 3
  • Tel Aviv – 3

A 0 prefix is used with the area code when calling a landline number from a different area within Israel or from an Israeli mobile.

Do not dial the 0 prefix or area code when telephoning from a landline in the same area.

Do not use the 0 prefix with the area code when calling from overseas.

For example, to call a number in Tel Aviv XXXXXXX :

  • From a landline in Tel Aviv dial XXXXXXX.
  • From a landline in Israel outside Tel Aviv, dial 03-XXXXXXX.
  • From a mobile phone in Israel, dial 03-XXXXXXX.
  • From overseas, dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for Israel (972), the area code without the 0, then the subscriber number e.g. 00-972-3-XXXXXXX or +972-3-XXXXXXX.

Mobile Telephone Numbers in Israel

Mobile phone numbers in Israel begin with 5.

Do not include any 0 prefix listed with the number when calling from outside Israel.

To call a mobile phone number in Israel from overseas, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Israel country code (972), and then the subscriber number e.g. 00-972-5XXXXXXXX or +972-5XXXXXXXX.

To call a Israeli mobile phone number from Israel, dial the full number with a 0 prefix e.g. 05XXXXXXXX.

00972 +972 Israel Country Code
00972 +972 Israel Country Code

Time Difference

When telephoning Israel from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), please note the time difference between Israel and the UAE.

The time now in Israel is . The date is .

The current time in the United Arab Emirates is . The date is .

The time difference between Israel and UAE is 2 hours.

Exchange Rate

The currency of Israel is the Israeli shekel (ILS).

Exchange rates between the Israeli shekel and the UAE dirham (ILS to AED, AED to ILS) are:

  • 1 Israeli shekel (ILS) = 1.16 AED
  • 1 UAE dirham (AED) = 0.862 ILS

Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .

Useful Information

According to data from the World Bank, the population of Israel in recent years is:

  • 2018 - 8,882,800
  • 2017 - 8,713,300
  • 2016 - 8,546,000
  • 2015 - 8,380,100
  • 2014 - 8,215,700
  • 2013 - 8,059,500
  • 2012 - 7,910,500
  • 2011 - 7,765,800
  • 2010 - 7,623,600
  • 2009 - 7,485,600
  • 2008 - 7,308,800
  • 2007 - 7,180,100
  • 2006 - 7,053,700
  • 2005 - 6,930,100
  • 2004 - 6,809,000
  • 2003 - 6,689,700
  • 2002 - 6,570,000
  • 2001 - 6,439,000
  • 2000 - 6,289,000
  • 1999 - 6,125,000
  • 1998 - 5,971,000

Israel Map

A map of Israel is shown below.

Map showing location of Israel
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