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Eilat is the only Israeli city on the Red Sea. Eilat is the southernmost town in Israel, isolated from the rest of the country by the Negev desert. Located at the southernmost tip of the country, with its "window on the Red Sea", Eilat is first and foremost a resort town devoted to sun, fun, diving, partying and desert-based activities.
- Location: Negev, Israel, Middle East, Asia
- Population: 50,100
- IATA airport code: ETH
- Latitude: 29° 33' 29" (29.5581°) north
- Longitude: 34° 56' 53.6" (34.9482°) east
- Elevation: 63 metres (207 feet)