Iraq

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Iraq is part of:
Arab States · Middle East · Western Asia ·
Water Basins of Iraq:
Tigris-Euphrates-Shatt al Arab ·
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Capital Baghdad
Neighbouring Countries Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey
Total Area 437,072 km2
  - Water 4,910 km2 (1.12%) / 112 m2/ha
  - Land 432,162 km2
Coastline 58 km
Population 28,807,190 (66 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.583 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA n/a (1995)
Nominal GDPB $84,090 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $4,000
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF, WB, UNESCO, UN-Habitat, UNIDO, UNESCWA
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 59,336 km2 (13.73%)
     - Arable 56,700 km2 (13.12%)
     - Permanent Crops 2,636 km2 (0.61%)
     - Irrigated 35,250 km2
  - Non cultivated 120 km2 (86.27%)
Average Annual RainfallD 216 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 96.4 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 42.7 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 92%
  - For Domestic Use 3%
  - For Industrial Use 5%
  - Per Capita 1,703 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 81%
     - Urban population 97%
     - Rural population 50%
  - Improved Sanitation 79%
     - Urban population 95%
     - Rural population 48%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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