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Complete details about Iraq in Asia with capital city Baghdad

Country NameIraq (Al-´Iraq)
Country CodeIRQ
Capital CityBaghdad
ContinentAsia
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1932
Population23115000
Surface Area438317.0
Life Expectancy66.5 years
GNP11500.0 (old 0.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Arabic [official]     (77.2%)
Assyrian     (0.8%)
Azerbaijani     (1.7%)
Kurdish     (19.0%)
Persian     (0.8%)

Major Cities

Baghdad, Baghdad     (population 4336000)
Mosul, Ninawa     (population 879000)
Irbil, Irbil     (population 485968)
Kirkuk, al-Tamim     (population 418624)
Basra, Basra     (population 406296)
al-Sulaymaniya, al-Sulaymaniya     (population 364096)
al-Najaf, al-Najaf     (population 309010)
Karbala, Karbala     (population 296705)
al-Hilla, Babil     (population 268834)
al-Nasiriya, DhiQar     (population 265937)
al-Amara, Maysan     (population 208797)
al-Diwaniya, al-Qadisiya     (population 196519)
al-Ramadi, al-Anbar     (population 192556)
al-Kut, Wasit     (population 183183)
Baquba, Diyala     (population 114516)

Iraq's most recent News and Stories

Iraq Tweets

From @knmd8 on Sun Apr 30 14:35:18 EDT 2017 Iraq War: Millions saw #TheresaMay crumble after one simple observation from #AndrewMarr [VIDEO] https://t.co/WIdlxgxMJI via @thecanarysays
From @PotemkinLion on Sun Apr 30 14:35:16 EDT 2017 RT @AWAKEALERT: Not many aware of Israel's active role in #Kiev riots in 2014 Israel's covert agenda of destabilizing all Russian allies #?
From @Conservative4MI on Sun Apr 30 14:35:14 EDT 2017 RT @MilitaryEarth: Honoring 1st Lt. Travis L. Manion who sacrificed his life 10 yeas ago today in Fallujah Iraq. Remember his service and h?
From @wQZpASsAP97iMT3 on Sun Apr 30 14:35:12 EDT 2017 @fatim_iraq @f_a_t_m_a_y_313 ????????
From @momofbaybry on Sun Apr 30 14:35:10 EDT 2017 RT @robreiner: Rep. Barbara Lee was a lonely voice against Iraq war. She was 100% right. Now Maxine Waters speaks truth on Trump/Russia. Co?
From @worldstories on Sun Apr 30 14:35:09 EDT 2017 Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by U.S.-led coalition strikes in Iraq, Syria https://t.co/hsWIW3VKWc https://t.co/eoXbvIeVRn
From @Value_added on Sun Apr 30 14:35:07 EDT 2017 RT @LabourEoin: Ouch. Andrew Marr has dropped a truth bomb on Theresa May. She backed Tony Blair 100% on the Iraq Invasion. https://t.co/0C?
From @sasomiklic on Sun Apr 30 14:35:05 EDT 2017 https://t.co/E2XPW0K1Tu
From @er_ontime on Sun Apr 30 14:35:04 EDT 2017 RT @chicagotribune: Forty-five civilians were killed by U.S.-led coalition strikes in Iraq and Syria in March, according to the Pentagon ht?
From @Malcolm_Costa on Sun Apr 30 14:35:02 EDT 2017 RT @ala_sattar: In #Iraq, in the book market, books remain in the street at night because Iraqis say: the reader does not steal and the thi?
From @Pakkz5 on Sun Apr 30 14:35:01 EDT 2017 RT @chicagotribune: Forty-five civilians were killed by U.S.-led coalition strikes in Iraq and Syria in March, according to the Pentagon ht?
From @vicentiauk on Sun Apr 30 14:35:00 EDT 2017 RT @LabourEoin: Ouch. Andrew Marr has dropped a truth bomb on Theresa May. She backed Tony Blair 100% on the Iraq Invasion. https://t.co/0C?
From @Luke_as_Tings on Sun Apr 30 14:35:00 EDT 2017 @AngeloJohnGage If you never invaded Iraq/Afghanistan ISIS wouldn't even exist. And you'd hate Muslims a little less
From @vailmom on Sun Apr 30 14:34:58 EDT 2017 RT @robreiner: Rep. Barbara Lee was a lonely voice against Iraq war. She was 100% right. Now Maxine Waters speaks truth on Trump/Russia. Co?
From @w__es on Sun Apr 30 14:34:55 EDT 2017 RT @QweenSarro16: ? ? ? ???? ????? ? ?? ????? ??? ?? . ? ? ? ? ? #??????_????_?????? #????_???????_????? #???????_???????? #PrayForIraq?