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Geography Statistics of Iraq

  • Coastline: 36 miles (58 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 168,867 sq miles (437,367 sq km)
    (water) 367 sq miles (950 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 169,234 sq miles (438,317 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 18 governorates in Iraq. They are Al Anbar, Al Basrah, Al Muthanna, Al Qadisiyah, An Najaf, Arbil, As Sulaymaniyah, At Ta'mim, Babil, Baghdad, Dahuk, Dhi Qar, Diyala, Karbala', Maysan, Ninawa, Salah ad Din, and Wasit
  • Horizontal Width: 239.6 miles (385.59 km) from Ar Rutbah east to Baghdad
  • Vertical Length: 247.31 miles (398.12 km) from Kirkuk south to An Najaf

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (6) Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey
  • Geographic Center: About 5.72 miles (9.2 km) south of Fallujah
  • Highest Point: unnamed 11,847 ft (3,611 m)
  • Lowest Point: Persian Gulf 0 m
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This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.