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Republic of Iraq
  • جمهورية العـراق (Arabic)
  • كۆماريى عێراق (Kurdish)
Motto: الله أكبر (Arabic)
"Allahu Akbar(transliteration)
"God is the Greatest"
Anthem: "Mawtini"
"موطني"
"My Homeland"
Location of Iraq
Location of Iraq
Capital
and largest city
Baghdad
33°20′N44°26′E / 33.333°N 44.433°E / 33.333; 44.433
Official languages
ReligionIslam
DemonymIraqi
GovernmentFederalparliamentaryrepublic
Fuad Masum
Haider al-Abadi
LegislatureCouncil of Representatives
Independencefrom the United Kingdom
• Kingdom
3 October 1932 (1932-10-03)
14 July 1958
15 October 2005
Area
• Total
437,072 km2 (168,754 sq mi) (59th)
• Water (%)
1.1
Population
• 2016 estimate
38,146,025[1][2] (36th)
• Density
82.7/km2 (214.2/sq mi) (125th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$612 billion[3] (34th)
• Per capita
$16,551[3] (71st)
GDP (nominal)2015 estimate
• Total
$240.006 billion[3] (47th)
• Per capita
$6,491[3] (88th)
Gini (2012)29.5[4]
low
HDI (2014)Increase 0.654[5]
medium · 121st
CurrencyIraqi dinar (IQD)
Time zoneAST(UTC+3)
Drives on theright
Calling code+964
ISO 3166 codeIQ
Internet TLD.iq
  1. Constitution of Iraq, Article 4 (1st).

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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