What I Know About Iraq

Iraq's capital is Baghdad and the main language there is Arabic and Kurdish. The countries that surround Asia, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, and Iran. The population in Iraq is 35,070,631.

This is the flag of Iraq.

What surrounds Iraq

The Persian Gulf and The Zagros Mountains are the major landforms of Iraq. Hanging Garden of Babylon, Ziggurat of Ur, National Museum of Iraq, and Great Mosque of Samarra are the major landmarks of Iraq.Euphrates, Tigris, Shatt al Arab, Lake Dukan, Kurdistan Region are the major bodies of water in Iraq.

Iraq's Culture

The Women wear an "Abayah" which is a long black garment that cover their face and hair. The men wear a one-piece dress that covers their whole body which is called a "Dishashah" or a "Thoub".  The most popular song in Iraq is "Burtukli". "Ramadan" that precedes "Eid al-Fitr", Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. "Eid al-Fitr" and "Eid al-Adha" may last up to several days, depending on the region, those are some things about their holidays. Federal Republic and Parliamentary Republic is Iraq's type of government. Nouri al-Maliki is the President of Iraq. Their favorite and most common food is called Yaprakh which means Iraqi Rice is made of large tomatoes, pechay leaves, sweet peppers, large onions, oil, glutinous, rice and tomato paste.


The regular temperature is 48 degree C

Interesting Facts

Sophie-Chan, Zaha Hadid, Ibn Al haytham, and Kyran Bracken are some famous people in Iraq.


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