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Republic of Iraq
جمهورية العـراق
Jumhūriyyat al-‘Irāq
كۆماری عێراق
Komar-i ‘Êraq
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: الله أكبر (Arabic)
"Allahu Akbar(transliteration)
"God is the Greatest"
Anthem: "Mawtini"
"موطني"
"My Homeland"
Capital
and largest city
Baghdad
33°20′N44°26′E / 33.333°N 44.433°E / 33.333; 44.433
Official languages
DemonymIraqi
GovernmentFederalparliamentaryrepublic
 - PresidentFuad Masum
 - Vice PresidentAyad Allawi,
Nouri al-Maliki and
Usama al-Nujayfi
 - Prime MinisterHaider al-Abadi
LegislatureCouncil of Representatives
Independencefrom the United Kingdom
 - Kingdom3 October 1932 
 - Republic declared14 July 1958 
 - Current constitution15 October 2005 
Area
 - Total437,072 km2 (59th)
169,234 sq mi
 - Water (%)1.1
Population
 - 2014 estimate36,004,552[1][2] (36th)
 - Density82.7/km2 (125th)
183.9/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
 - Total$522.700 billion[3] (37th)
 - Per capita$14,571[3] (85th)
GDP (nominal)2015 estimate
 - Total$240.006 billion[3] (47th)
 - Per capita$6,491[3] (88th)
Gini (2007)30.9[4]
medium
HDI (2013)Steady 0.642[5]
medium ·120th
CurrencyIraqi dinar (IQD)
Time zoneArabia Standard Time(UTC+3)
 - Summer (DST)not observed (UTC+3)
Drives on theright
Calling code+964
ISO 3166 codeIQ
Internet TLD.iq
a.Constitution of Iraq, Article 4 (1st).

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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