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Iraq



Basic Information:

Official Name: Republic of Iraq
Population: 34,035,000
Area: 437,072 km2
Capital City: Baghdad
Major Religion: Islam
Currency: Iraqi dinar (IQD)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT +3
Current time: 10:29pm
Phone Country Dialing Code: 964
Region: Asia
Language: Arabic, Kurdish
Useful Travel Phrases in: Arabic

Climate (Baghdad):

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website: www.mofa.gov.iq/english/home.aspx
Electricity: 230V
Electrical Socket:

Type C

Type D

Type G


Travel Cost: $$$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Hatra
  • Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)
  • Babylon
  • Arch of Ctesiphon

Health Advisory:
  • Yellow Fever (Vaccination certificate may be required if coming from infected area)