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Complete details about Iraq in Asia with capital city Baghdad

Country NameIraq (Al-ŽIraq)
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 @M_anonymouss on Mon Feb 27 08:52:05 EST 2017 iraq women porn https://t.co/n6b1Y6xXJJ
From @PruneHamp on Mon Feb 27 08:52:04 EST 2017 RT @JessieJaneDuff: They want people to live in dark ages: ISIS behead a 15 years old boy after he is caught listening to music in Iraq htt?
From @Brenda5665Y on Mon Feb 27 08:52:04 EST 2017 RT @Tomvegas1: Next years Oscars ceremony should be held in Iraq. In a venue without walls and security checks, just to show solidarity wit?
From @pirsarwarras on Mon Feb 27 08:52:02 EST 2017 ISIS USING SNIPERS, DEATH SQUADS TO TARGET FLEEING CIVILIANS IN IRAQ https://t.co/qgloXK774X via @wordpressdotcom
From @vanidan on Mon Feb 27 08:51:58 EST 2017 Iraq seeks to clamp down on gun ownership https://t.co/FbIIZ82u6e
From @IRAQ___ANbar8 on Mon Feb 27 08:51:57 EST 2017 @iraqi_fighters ????? ?? ???? ??? ????????? ?? ????? ??? ???? ????? ! ??? ???? ???? ??????? ???????? ??? ??????? ???? ????? ??? ???? ????!
From @ahmedamiry79 on Mon Feb 27 08:51:54 EST 2017 RT @Bassam_Nasralla: ???? ???? ?????? ? ????? ?? ?? ???? ????? ??? ??? ??? ? ??? .. #Mosul #Iraq #?????_?????? #??????_????? https://t.co/?
From @Skyior on Mon Feb 27 08:51:53 EST 2017 @eliefares @realDonaldTrump ISIS behead a 15 years old boy after he is caught listening to music in Iraq ?? https://t.co/x0xSh680lf
From @loremarinone on Mon Feb 27 08:51:52 EST 2017 RT @nabihbulos: Families leaving outskirts of #Mosul, #Iraq. A difficult walk through the desert. https://t.co/K3C7ND3eMw
From @MatevzNovak on Mon Feb 27 08:51:39 EST 2017 RT @New_Narrative: To escape the violence, people are walking out of southwestern parts of Mosul: https://t.co/0qZ9n5KRkV https://t.co/3qaQ?
From @62Steele on Mon Feb 27 08:51:38 EST 2017 RT @GabiElenaDohm: Hunderttausende tote Iraker wg völkerrechtswidrigem Krieg um ÖL und die Medien faseln von AUSGLEICH für US? https://t.co?
From @extrainnings_bb on Mon Feb 27 08:51:37 EST 2017 RT @RaheelNatasha: So Pak defeated Iraq 25-0 to reach the West Asia Baseball Cup final, tomorrow it will be Nepal taking on Sri Lanka in th?
From @anitanash7_nash on Mon Feb 27 08:51:36 EST 2017 RT @JessieJaneDuff: They want people to live in dark ages: ISIS behead a 15 years old boy after he is caught listening to music in Iraq htt?
From @TheCitizen_in on Mon Feb 27 08:51:32 EST 2017 Horrors Of War: Iraq Babies With Birth Defects Outnumber Hiroshima: VIJAY PRASHAD https://t.co/f7UpayXYlL #iraqwar #iraq #war #middleeast