Iraq

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Climate of Iraq

Most of Iraq has a hot arid climate with subtropical influence.

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Iraq - The People

Although the data are not absolutely reliable, the government estimates that 76 percent of the people are Arab; 19 percent are Kurds; while Turkomans, Assyrians, Armenians, and other relatively small groups make up the rest.

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Overview of Iraq

Officially name: The Republic of Iraq

Capital: Baghdad

Largest city: Baghdad

Official language: Arabic, Kurdish

Government: Parliamentary republic