What sports are played in Iraq?
The most popular sport in Iraq is futboll, also known as soccer in America. There are over 46 futboll stadiums throughout the country. Iraq plays in many futboll tournaments, some are the Asian Cup and the Olympic games.Other sports in Iraq are:
Iraq is in Asia
South of Saudi Arabia
East of Iran
East of the Mediterranean Sea
- North of the equator
It must be hard to grow plants and raise animals because of the desert. The land around the Euphrates and the Tigris river have fertile land so that's probably where they do most of the farming.
The economy in Iraq depends heavily on oil. The oil industry gives lots of people jobs in Iraq. They can also trade or sell with other countries. In Iraq they elect a Prime Minister to serve a 4 year term they are the head of the government. They also elect a president that can serve up to 2 terms. The voting helps the people living in Iraq have a voice. In Iraq they have whats called a parliamentary democracy.
1. Great Mosque of Samarra
2. Al- Shaheed Monument
3. Wadi- Us- Salaam Cemetery
4. Great Ziggurat of Ur
Located in Dhi Qar Province is the Great Ziggurat of Ur. It is a huge step pyramid. When the Euphrates river changes paths the people moved away and forgot about the pyramid. It was rediscover and now it is being restored and is not open to the public now.
5. Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Human- Environment Interaction
They have hydroelectric dams in the rivers to help make power. This has created jobs for people to work in the rivers. Oil is also very abundant in Iraq. Lots of people work in the oil industry. Petroleum and natural gas are very common in Iraq, they create jobs. There are also smaller deposits of salt, coal, gypsum and sulfur. They have built dams to keep the rivers from flooding the city.
In Iraq the transportation isn't as developed as it is in the US. There are lots of unpaved roads, there are even unpaved airport runways. The railroads in Iraq are used by a lot of people. They are also used for military use. The tunnels in the railways can be used for hiding things for the military. Water transportation is also a big deal. The Persian Gulf, Tigris River and the Euphrates river all used for movement of supplies and people. There are also lots of mountains which makes it hard to communicate and travel.
- Al Mawşil al Jadīdah
- Zagros Mountains
- Tigres River
- Euphrates River
- Razaza Lake
- Tharthar Lake
- Mesopotamian Plains
- Southern Desert
- Northern Desert
- Foot Hills
They speak Arabic
- They eat rice with soup or sauce for the traditional diet, and they sacrifice a lamb or a goat on a special occasion.
- Men usually wear a long-sleeve, ankle length robe called a dishdasha. It is loose fitting to keep the weare comfortable and cool in the desert heat, it also protects their skin from the sun. Men also wear a scarf around their head called a kaffiyeh.
- Women wear a long black cloak called a bayah. They wear 2 separate scarfs,1 covering the mouth and chin and the other covering hair. Woman also wear lots of jewelry.
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