Iraq

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PROFILE
  • Area: 438,317 sq. km (169,235 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 38,146,025 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 2.87% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 74.9 years (2016)
  • Languages: Arabic (official), Kurdish (official), Turkmen, Assyrian (Neo-Aramaic), Armenian
  • Religions: Muslim (official) 99% (Shia 60%-65%, Sunni 32%-37%), Christian 0.8%, Hindu <0.1, Buddhist <0.1, Jewish <0.1, folk religion <0.1, unafilliated 0.1, other <0.1
  • Formal name: Republic of Iraq
  • Alternate names: Al ‘Irāq, Al Jumhūrīyah al ‘Irāqīyah, Irak, Îraq, Komara Îraqê, Republic of Iraq
  • Government type: federal parliamentary republic
  • Leaders: chief of state: President Fuad MASUM; head of government: Prime Minister Haydar al-ABADI
  • Capital: Baghdad
  • Administrative divisions: 18 governorates and 1 region
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $15,500 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: crude oil 84%, crude materials excluding fuels, food, live animals
  • Imports: food, medicine, manufactures
  • Currency: Iraqi dinar (IQD)
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