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Republic of Iraq

Motto: الله أكبر (Arabic)
"Allāhu Akbar(transliteration)
"God is the Greatest"
Anthem: "Mawṭinī"
"موطني"
(English: "My Homeland")
Location of Iraq
Capital
and largest city
Baghdad
33°20′N44°23′E / 33.333°N 44.383°E / 33.333; 44.383
Official languages
  • Recognized minority languages
Religion
Islam
Demonym(s)Iraqi
GovernmentFederalparliamentaryconstitutional republic
Barham Salih
Adil Abdul-Mahdi
• Speaker
Mohamed al-Halbousi
Medhat al-Mahmoud
LegislatureCouncil of Representatives
Independence from the United Kingdom
3 October 1932
14 July 1958
15 October 2005
Area
• Total
437,072 km2 (168,754 sq mi) (58th)
• Water (%)
1.1
Population
• 2018 estimate
38,433,600[1][2] (36th)
• Density
82.7/km2 (214.2/sq mi) (125th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$733.926 billion[3] (34th)
• Per capita
$17,952[3] (76th)
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$250.070 billion[3] (48th)
• Per capita
$6,116[3] (97th)
Gini (2012)29.5[4]
low
HDI (2017)Increase 0.685[5]
medium · 120th
CurrencyIraqi dinar (IQD)
Time zoneUTC+3 (AST)
Driving sideright
Calling code+964
ISO 3166 codeIQ
Internet TLD.iq
  1. Constitution of Iraq, Article 4 (1st).

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on December 7, 2019


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