What are the advantages and disadvantages of Israel being an elongated state? Israel economic strengths?
Advantages: more access to resources (coastline in Israel), so fishing, sea transportation, and other sea branches are developed. Disadvantages: poor communication between different towns in different parts of the country. The Israel economy enjoys many points of strength, which stand behind the technology-driven growth of the economy in recent years. Israel enjoys a very high rate of people with post-secondary education, a very high level of research and development, which is carried out mainly by the private sector, and a significant percentage of high technology industries in the economy.