Iraq Statistics

  • Capital: Baghdad
  • Population: 31,858,481
  • GDP: $113,400,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    169,235 (sq miles)
    438,317 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: New Iraqi dinar (NID) as of 22 January 2004

Iraq Facts

  • Iraq Facts... The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, were built in Iraq by King Nebuchadnezzar II (605-562 BC) for... Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes... Women may eat in a different area, and serve the men. Food is prepared in abundance for the guests. The right hand is used only... Learn More
  • In their Language... The majority of Iraqis speak Arabic, with variations in dialect according to region. Modern standard Arabic is spoken by educated Iraqis and is the written... Learn More
  • Family... Couples can live either with the husband's extended family, or in a nuclear unit. Due to economic hardship, the extended family prevails. The oldest male... Learn More
  • Fashion... The urban population dress conservatively, and most women wear a scarf or head shawl. In rural areas, men wear the galabea and loose pants. Effort... Learn More


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