Iraq

 
 
General Information

Capital: Baghdad

Population: 22,450,000

Land Area: 437,072 sqkm

Per Capita GNP: $2170

Under 5 Mortality Rate: 128 (per thousand)

Adult Literacy: 71%(M); 45%(F)

Fertility Rate: 5.1

Life Expectancy: 63.5(M); 66.5(F)

Urbanization Rate: 77%

Major Language: Arabic

Major Religion: Islam

Government Type: Republic

* Data are from UNSD, UNICEF and CIA World Factbook


Internet Resources

Mission of Iraq to the United Nations
Official positions of the Iraqi government on many issues including sanctions, the no-fly
zones, etc.

A Country Study
Comprehensive information about Iraq, including the economy, history, geography,
culture, society, etc.

CIA World Factbook
Detailed information the country's population, economic situation, political system,
natural resources, etc.

History & Culture
- Iraq Resource Information Site
IRIS is an online collection of resources documenting the history, culture, people,
archeology, Islam, mythology, current events, and oppression of modern day Iraq.
- History of Iraq
A concise historical profile of Iraq.

News
Iraq News service providing latest current affairs and news.

Tourist information
Iraq tourism board.

Other links
Links compiled by U of Texas.

 

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