Iraq

Geography of Iraq

4 main regions

-Desert

-Upper Mesopotamia

-Northern Highlands

-Lower Mesopotamia

Famous Landmarks

-Fertile Crescent

A huge range of development.

-Babylon

Capital of the Babylonia Empire for 1,000 years.

Economy & Main Industries

Oil is the biggest and most important. It provides 95% of foreign exchange.

Climate

Mostly desert, with mild to cool winters, and dry, hot summers.

Main Languages & Religions

Kurdish and Arabic are the main languages.

Islam is the main religion.

Country's population is 34.18 million.

Sports & Entertainment

FIFA and The Asian Football Confederation are the main sports in Iraq.

Education

Literacy rate in 2000 was 64% for females and 84% for males.