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Iraq's Information

Flag of Iraq
Land Area 437,367 km2
Water Area 950 km2
Total Area 438,317 km2
Population 38,146,025
Population Density 87.03 / km2
Government Type Federal Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $597.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $16,500
Currency Dinar (IQD)
Largest Cities
  • Baghdad (5,672,513)
  • Al Basrah (2,600,000)
  • Al Mawsil al Jadidah (2,065,597)
  • Al Basrah al Qadimah (2,015,483)
  • Mosul (1,739,800)
  • Erbil (932,800)
  • Abu Ghurayb (900,000)
  • As Sulaymaniyah (723,170)
  • Kirkuk (601,433)
  • An Najaf (482,576)

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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