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Flag of Iraq

Flag of Iraq

Flag of Iraq

Iraq, officially known as the Republic of Iraq, is a country located in Western Asia. It shares borders with Turkey, Iran and Kuwait. Its official languages are Arabic and Kurdish and its capital and largest city is Baghdad.

The flag of Iraq was adopted in January 2008. The design consists of three equal horizontal bands of red, white and black. The takbīr (the phrase: “God is the greatest”) in green Kufic script is featured in the middle of the white band.


Capital CityArea (World Ranking)2023 Population (World Ranking)CurrencyFlag Ratio (Decimal)Adopted
Baghdad438,317 km2 / 169,235 mi²
(58th)
40,462,701
(36th)
Iraqi dinar2:3 (1.5)2008

National Anthem of Iraq: موطني Mawṭinī “My Homeland”