Israel is 27 times as big as New York City (US)
Israel, officially known as the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia, located on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea. It has land borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan on the east, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively, and Egypt to the southwest.
New York City (NYC), often called simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. It is located at the southern tip of the U.S. state of New York. New York City is composed of five boroughs, each of which is a county of the State of New York. The five boroughs - Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island - were consolidated into a single city in 1898.