|Land Area||437,367 km2|
|Water Area||950 km2|
|Total Area||438,317km2 (#58)|
|Government Type||Federal Parliamentary Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$597.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$16,500|
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Iraq in the summer months is very hot and very dry, with hardly a cloud in the sky. Winters are milder, often cool central and north. Some heavy snow fall does occur in the Zagros Mountains, where overnight lows (in winter) are rather frigid.
Rainfall amounts in the summer months are almost non-existent. The highest amounts of precipitation occur in late winter.
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What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Iraq?
Arabs comprise the majority of Iraq's demography, while Kurds are the largest minority.