Iraq

Iraq is a republic in the . While Iraq contains ancient Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization, it has been ravaged by war and oppression for the last century.
Photo: David Stanley, CC BY 2.0.

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is the capital of Iraq and one of the largest cities in the Arab world, and compared to its large population it has a small area at just 673 square kilometers. Photo: Marduksumer, Public domain.

Kurdistan refers to portions of Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria, however only the Iraqi region of Kurdistan is discussed here. Photo: Lamacchiacosta, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a region largely between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the northwestern part of Iraq. Photo: Dreamer Ali, CC BY 2.0.

is a world heritage-listed ruin in Iraq, and used to be one of the most prominent cities of Ancient Mesopotamia. Photo: Edwin Long, Public domain.

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stretches south of the of Iraq to . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The are at the cultural and political center of Iraq, radiating outward from the center at . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Iraq

Latitude of center
33° or 33° north
Longitude of center
44° or 44° east
Population
28,900,000
Elevation
44 metres (144 feet)
Capital
Area
437,072 km² (168,754 miles²)
Currency
Dinar (IQD)
Phone code
964
Internet domain
.iq
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424316205
Geo­Names ID
99237
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Ɛiraq
  • Achinese: Irak
  • Adyghe: Ирак
  • Afar: İrak
  • Afrikaans: Irak
  • Akan: Irak
  • Akan: Iraq
  • Albanian: Irak
  • Albanian: Iraku
  • Amharic: ኢራቅ
  • Arabic: Irak
  • Arabic: الجمهورية العراقية
  • Arabic: العراق
  • Arabic: جمهورية العراق
  • Arabic: جمهورية العراقية
  • Aragonese: Iraq
  • Armenian: Իրաք
  • Arpitan: Iraq
  • Assamese: ইৰাক
  • Asturian: Iraq
  • Avaric: ГIиракъ
  • Avaric: ГӀиракъ
  • Awadhi: ईराक
  • Azerbaijani: İrak
  • Azerbaijani: İraq
  • Bambara: Iraki
  • Bashkir: Ираҡ
  • Basque: Irak
  • Bavarian: Irak
  • Belarusian: Ірак
  • Bengali: ইরাক
  • Bhojpuri: ईराक
  • Bishnupriya: ইরাক
  • Bosnian: Irak
  • Brahui: Irák
  • Breton: Irak
  • Breton: Iraq
  • Buginese: Irak
  • Bulgarian: Ирак
  • Burmese: အီရတ်
  • Burmese: အီရတ်နိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Iraq
  • Catalan: República de l'Iraq
  • Cebuano: Iraq
  • Central Bikol: Iraq
  • Central Kurdish: ئێراق
  • Central Kurdish: عراق
  • Central Kurdish: عیراق
  • Central Kurdish: عێراق
  • Central Kurdish: عێڕاق
  • Central Kurdish: كۆمارى عێراق
  • Central Kurdish: وڵاتی عێراق
  • Central Kurdish: کۆماری عێراق
  • Chavacano: Iraq
  • Chechen: Ӏиракъ
  • Chinese: Iraq
  • Chinese: Yīlākè
  • Chinese: 伊拉克
  • Chuvash: Ирак
  • Cornish: Irak
  • Corsican: Iraccu
  • Crimean Tatar: Iraq
  • Croatian: Irak
  • Czech: Irácká republika
  • Czech: Irák
  • Danish: Irak
  • Dhivehi: ޢިރާޤު
  • Dimli (individual language): Iraq
  • Dotyali: इराक
  • Dutch: IQ
  • Dutch: IRQ
  • Dutch: Irak
  • Dzongkha: ཨི་རཀ
  • Eastern Mari: Ирак
  • Egyptian Arabic: العراق
  • English: IRQ
  • English: Jumhūriyyat al-‘Irāq
  • English: Komar-i ‘Êraq
  • English: Republic of Iraq
  • English: al-‘Irāq
  • English: iq
  • English: 🇮🇶
  • Erzya: Ирак Мастор
  • Esperanto: Irako
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Irako
  • Estonian: Iraagi Vabariik
  • Estonian: Iraak
  • Ewe: iraqdukɔ
  • Extremaduran: Iraq
  • Faroese: Irak
  • Fiji Hindi: Iraq
  • Finnish: Irak
  • Finnish: Irakin tasavalta
  • French: IQ
  • French: Irak
  • French: Iraq
  • French: la République d’Irak
  • Fulah: Iraak
  • Gagauz: Irak
  • Gagauz: İrak
  • Galician: Iraq - العراق
  • Galician: Iraq
  • Galician: República de Iraq
  • Gan Chinese: 伊拉克
  • Ganda: Yiraaka
  • Georgian: ერაყი
  • German: Irak
  • Goan Konkani: Iraq
  • Goan Konkani: इराक
  • Gothic: 𐌹𐍂𐌰𐌺
  • Greek: Ιράκ
  • Guarani: Irake
  • Guianese Creole French: Irak
  • Gujarati: ઇરાક
  • Gujarati: ઈરાક
  • Haitian: Irak
  • Hakka Chinese: Iraq
  • Hausa: Irak
  • Hausa: Iraq
  • Hausa: Iraƙi
  • Hausa: ʻIlaka
  • Hawaiian: ʻO Iraq
  • Hebrew: עיראק
  • Hebrew: עירק
  • Hindi: इराक
  • Hindi: इराक़
  • Hindi: ईराक
  • Hungarian: Dzsumhúrija al-Irakijja
  • Hungarian: Irak
  • Hungarian: Iraki Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Írak
  • Ido: Irak
  • Iloko: Irak
  • Inari Sami: Irak
  • Inari Sami: Irak täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Irak
  • Indonesian: Iraq
  • Ingush: Иракъ
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Irak
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Iraq
  • Interlingue: Irak
  • Inuktitut: ᐃᕉᒃ
  • Irish: An Iaráic
  • Irish: Iaráic
  • Italian: Irak
  • Italian: Iraq
  • Jamaican Creole English: Irak
  • Japanese: イラク
  • Japanese: イラク共和国
  • Javanese: Irak
  • Kabardian: Ирак
  • Kabiyè: Irakɩ
  • Kabyle: Ɛiraq
  • Kalaallisut: Irak
  • Kalaallisut: Iraq
  • Kalmyk: Иракудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಇರಾಕ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: İrak
  • Kashmiri: عراق
  • Kashubian: Irak
  • Kazakh: Ирак
  • Khmer: អ៊ីរ៉ាក់
  • Kikuyu: Iraki
  • Kikuyu: Iraq
  • Kinyarwanda: Irake
  • Kirghiz: Ирак
  • Komi: Ирак
  • Kongo: Iraq
  • Korean: 이라크
  • Kurdish: Iraq
  • Kurdish: Iraqê
  • Kurdish: Komar-î ‘Êraq
  • Kurdish: Îraq
  • Kurdish: îraq
  • Kurdish: عێراق
  • Kurdish: ‘Êraq
  • Ladin: Iraq
  • Ladino: Irak
  • Lao: Irak
  • Lao: ອີລັກ
  • Latin: Irac
  • Latin: Iraca
  • Latin: Iracia
  • Latin: Iracum
  • Latin: Iracus
  • Latin: Iraquia
  • Latin: Mesopotamia
  • Latvian: Irāka
  • Lezghian: Ирак
  • Ligurian: Iraq
  • Limburgan: Irak
  • Lingala: Irak
  • Lingala: Iraki
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Irac
  • Literary Chinese: 伊拉克
  • Lithuanian: Irakas
  • Livvi: Irak
  • Lojban: raksygu'e
  • Lombard: Irak
  • Low German: Irak
  • Lower Sorbian: Irak
  • Luba-Katanga: Iraki
  • Luxembourgish: Irak
  • Macedo-Romanian: Irac
  • Macedonian: Ирак
  • Madurese: Irak
  • Maithili: इराक
  • Malagasy: Irak
  • Malagasy: Iraka
  • Malagasy: Iràka
  • Malay: Iraq
  • Malayalam: ഇറാക്ക്
  • Malayalam: ഇറാഖ്
  • Malayalam: ഇറാഖ്‌
  • Maltese: Iraq
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Iraq
  • Manipuri: ꯏꯔꯥꯛ
  • Manx: Yn Earack
  • Maori: Īrāki
  • Marathi: इराक
  • Mazanderani: عراق
  • Min Dong Chinese: Iraq
  • Min Dong Chinese: Ĭ-lăk
  • Min Nan Chinese: I-lak
  • Min Nan Chinese: Irak
  • Min Nan Chinese: Iraq
  • Minangkabau: Irak
  • Mingrelian: ერაყი
  • Moksha: Ирак
  • Mongolian: Ирак
  • Mongolian: ꯏꯔꯥꯛ
  • Moroccan Arabic: لعراق
  • Moroccan Arabic: لعيراق
  • Nauru: Irak
  • Nepali: इराक
  • Newari: इराक
  • North Ndebele: Iraki
  • Northern Frisian: Iraak
  • Northern Luri: عراق
  • Northern Sami: Irak
  • Northern Sami: Iraka dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Irak dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Irak
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Irak
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Irak
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Irak
  • Novial: Irak
  • Occitan (post 1500): Iraq
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܥܝܪܐܩ
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܥܪܩ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Irac
  • Oriya: ଇରାକ
  • Oriya: ଇରାକ୍
  • Oromo: Iraaq
  • Ossetian: Ирак
  • Pali: ईराक
  • Pampanga: Irak
  • Pampanga: Iraq
  • Panjabi: ਇਰਾਕ
  • Papiamento: Irak
  • Pennsylvania German: Iraek
  • Persian: ایراغ، مسافت دور
  • Persian: عراق
  • Picard: Irak
  • Piemontese: Irak
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Eraak
  • Polish: Irak
  • Portuguese: Iraque
  • Portuguese: República do Iraque
  • Pushto: عراق
  • Quechua: Iraq
  • Romanian: Irak
  • Romanian: Iraq
  • Romanian: Republica Irak
  • Romanian: Ирак
  • Romansh: Irac
  • Rundi: Iraki
  • Russia Buriat: Ирак
  • Russian: Ирак
  • Russian: Республика Ирак
  • Rusyn: Ірак
  • Sakizaya: Iraq
  • Samoan: Iraq
  • Samogitian: Iraks
  • Samogitian: Ėraks
  • Sango: Irâki
  • Sanskrit: इराक्
  • Sanskrit: ईराक
  • Santali: ᱤᱨᱟᱠ
  • Saraiki: عراق
  • Sardinian: Iraq
  • Saterfriesisch: Irak
  • Scots: Iraq
  • Scottish Gaelic: Iorac
  • Scottish Gaelic: Ioràc
  • Serbian: Irak
  • Serbian: Ирак
  • Serbo-Croatian: Irak
  • Shan: မိူင်းဢီႇရၢၵ်ႈ
  • Shona: Iraq
  • Sicilian: Iraq
  • Silesian: Irak
  • Sindhi: عراق
  • Sinhala: ඉරාක ජනරජය
  • Sinhala: ඉරාකය
  • Skolt Sami: Iraakk tääʹssväʹldd
  • Skolt Sami: Iraak tääʹssväʹldd
  • Skolt Sami: Irak
  • Skolt Sami: Irakk
  • Slovak: Irak
  • Slovenian: Irak
  • Somali: Ciraaq
  • South Azerbaijani: عراق
  • Spanish: Irak
  • Spanish: Iraq
  • Spanish: Republica de Irak
  • Spanish: República de Irak
  • Sundanese: Irak
  • Swahili: Iraki
  • Swahili: Iraq
  • Swati: I-Irakhi
  • Swedish: Irak
  • Swedish: Republiken Irak
  • Swiss German: Irak
  • Tagalog: Irak
  • Tagalog: Iraq
  • Tajik: Ироқ
  • Tajik: Ҷумҳурии Ироқ
  • Tamil: அல்-இராக்
  • Tamil: இராக்
  • Tamil: இராக்கியக் குடியரசு
  • Tamil: ஈராக்
  • Tamil: ஈராக்கு
  • Tatar: Ğíraq
  • Tatar: Гыйрак
  • Telugu: ఇరాక్
  • Tetum: Irake
  • Thai: ประเทศอิรัก
  • Thai: อิรัก
  • Tibetan: ཡི་ལའ་ཁོ།
  • Tibetan: ཨི་རག།
  • Tigrinya: ኢራቅ
  • Tok Pisin: Irak
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻIulaaki
  • Tosk Albanian: Irak
  • Tumbuka: Iraq
  • Tunisian Arabic: Lɛiraq
  • Tunisian Arabic: العراق
  • Turkish: Irak
  • Turkmen: Yrak
  • Twi: Irak
  • Udmurt: Ирак
  • Uighur: ئىراق
  • Ukrainian: Ірак
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Ірак
  • Upper Sorbian: Irak
  • Urdu: عراق
  • Uzbek: Iroq
  • Venetian: Iraq
  • Veps: Irak
  • Vietnamese: I-rắc
  • Vietnamese: Iraq
  • Vlaams: Irak
  • Volapük: Lirakän
  • Võro: Iraak
  • Walloon: Irak
  • Waray (Philippines): Irak
  • Welsh: Irac
  • Western Armenian: Իրաք
  • Western Balochi: ایراک
  • Western Frisian: Irak
  • Western Panjabi: عراق
  • Wolof: Iraak
  • Wu Chinese: 伊拉克
  • Yakut: Ираак
  • Yakut: Ирак
  • Yiddish: איראק
  • Yoruba: Irak
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Iraki
  • Yue Chinese: Iraq
  • Yue Chinese: الجمهورية العراقية
  • Yue Chinese: العراق
  • Yue Chinese: كۆماری عێراق
  • Yue Chinese: 伊拉克
  • Yue Chinese: 伊拉克共和國
  • Zeeuws: Irak
  • Zhuang: Iraq
  • Zulu: I-Iraki
  • Zulu: i-Iraq
  • Al Jumhūrīyah al ‘Irāqīyah
  • Al ‘Irāq
  • Jumhūrīyat al ‘Irāq
  • العراق / عێراق / ܥܝܪܐܩ

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