Iraq

IRAQ

 


 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

Official title:

Republic of Iraq

 

 General information:
Capital: Baghdad
Population: 37,056,169 (2015 est.)
Total area: 437,072 km2
Currency: Iraqi dinar (IQD)
National holiday: Republic Day, 14th July (1958)
Official languages: Arabic, Kurdish, Turkmen, Assyrian and Armenian

 

Type of government:
Federal parliamentary republic
Diplomatic and consular representative: H. E. Dr Surood R. Najib (Austria – Vienna)

 

Economics:
GDP (nominal): $240.006 billion (2015 est.)
GDP (nominal) per capita: $6,491 (2015 est.)
GDP (PPP): $510.916 billion (2015 est.)
GDP (PPP) per capita: $13,817 (2015 est.)
GDP (official exchange rate): $223,5 billion (2014 est.)
GDP (real growth rate): -2,1% (2014 est.)

GDP per sector:
• Agriculture 4,2%
• Industry 59,5%
• Service 36,3% (2014 est.)

Agriculture products: wheat, barley, rice, vegetables, dates, cotton, cattle, sheep, poultry
Main industries: petroleum, chemicals, textiles, leather, construction materials, food processing, fertilizer, metal fabrication/processing

 

Trade - Export
Exported commodities: crude oil, crude materials excluding fuels, food and live animals
Main export partners:
• China 23,8%
• India 18,4%
• US 15,7%
• South Korea 7,7%
• Greece 5,9% (2014)

 

Trade - Import
Imported commodities: food, medicine, manufactures
Main import partners:
• Turkey 23,3%
• Syria 17,3%
• China 16,6%
• US 4,5% (2014)

 

Souces:

Central Intelligence Agency. 2015. The World Factbook: Iraq. Available at: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/iz.html (February 10th 2016).

 

World Bank. 2015. Data: Iraq. Available at: http://data.worldbank.org/country/iraq (February 10th 2016).