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Iraq

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Capital
Baghdad
Population
24,001,816 (July 2002 est.)
Area
total: 437,072 sq km, slightly more than twice the size of Idaho
Type of Government
in transition following April 2003 defeat of SADDAM Husayn regime by US-led coalition
Money
Iraqi dinar (IQD)
Climate
mostly desert; mild to cool winters with dry, hot, cloudless summers; northern mountainous regions along Iranian and Turkish borders experience cold winters with occasionally heavy snows that melt in early spring, sometimes causing extensive flooding in central and southern Iraq
Primary Language
Arabic, Kurdish (official in Kurdish regions), Assyrian, Armenian 

 

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Infoplease:  Iraq