Iraq: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 33.21975 / longitude: 43.81747

General information


There are UNESCO listed sites in this country: Samarra Archaeological City, Hatra, Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat), Erbil Citadel, The Ahwar of Southern Iraq: Refuge of Biodiversity and the Relict Landscape of the Mesopotamian Cities. Well known national dishes are: Samak masgouf,Kleicha.


The following languages are spoken by the nation's citizens: Arabic, Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE). 438,317 km² make up the entire country, they use a postcode system and the key cities are: هەولێر, كركوك, 14 رمضان, الكرادة الشرقية, Ur. Baghdad serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey.


The currency ISO code is IQD and the currency symbol is ID. In 2021 the GDP was $207,889,333,724 USD, which ranks it number 51 in the world.


Around 36,787,000 people live in this country, or 0.49% of all people on earth.

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Check out for more information about this nation. Phone numbers start with +964, the ISO code is IQ, the country's websites have the domain name ".iq"


ISO code IQ
Capital Baghdad
Population 36,787,000
World percentage 0.49%
Main cities
Spoken languages Arabic, Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE)
GDP (2021) $207,889,333,724
GDP position #51
Currency code IQD
Currency symbol ID
National dish Samak masgouf,Kleicha
TLD .iq
Phone prefix +964