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Iraq
(5,178 words)

Jumhūriyyat Al ‘Irāq (The Republic of Iraq)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

41,503,000

Area

440,000 sq. km (170,000 sq. mi)

Population density

95/sq. km (250/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.82% (per 1,000: births 31, deaths 5)

Under 15 years

40%

Urban dwellers

71% (2.91% p.a.)

Largest cities

Baghdad 7,144,000; Mosul 1,630,000; Basra 1,352,000; Kirkuk 1,013,000; Najaf 874,000; plus 12 over 300,000

Languages & peoples (World Chris…

Cite this page
“Iraq”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02IRQ>
First published online: 2020



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