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Submitted by Rob G. (United States), Feb 3, 2014 at 22:50

According to the 2014 CIA World Factbook, updated a week ago, Jerusalem is the capital. It's geographic coordinates are given as31 46 N, 35 14 E, in case they can't find it. To find the country tiny country itself, they can look at this map by Freedom House, and simply look for the tiny green-country speck (meaning "free") that's surrounded by a large mass of blue countries ("not free"). Jerusalem is the capital of that little green country.

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