Iraq Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Women may eat in a different area, and serve the men. Food is prepared in abundance for the guests. The... More
  • Family: Couples can live either with the husband's extended family, or in a nuclear unit. Due to economic hardship, the extended... More
  • Fashion: The urban population dress conservatively, and most women wear a scarf or head shawl. In rural areas, men wear the... More
  • Visiting: Friends and relatives visit unannounced, but otherwise warning is appreciated. Shoes are removed at the door, and usually slippers are... More

Iraq Facts

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Capital Baghdad
Government Type parliamentary democracy
Currency NID
Population 31,858,481
Total Area 169,234 Square Miles
438,317 Square Kilometers
Location Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iran and Kuwait
Language Arabic, Kurdish (official in Kurdish regions), Assyrian, Armenian

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