Surrounded by imposing mountains, dotted with lakes and home to numerous archeological sites, this small region is an enchanting place to visit. The future of the region may be far from certain, but the warm and hospitable people you'll meet here and their pride in a homeland they were denied for so long will inspire you nonetheless.

About Iraq

IIraq, officially the Republic of Iraq, is a country in Western Asia. The country borders Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest, and Syria to the west

General Facts

Capital : Baghdad
Prime minister : Haider al-Abadi
Population : 33.42 million (2013)
Currency : Iraqi dinar
President  : Fuad Masum
Official language  : Arabic