Middle East

Iraqi Kurdistan profile - Facts

Image caption Irbil's ancient citadel
  • Population: Over 5.2 million (Iraqi Kurdistan Region estimate, 2014)
  • Capital: Irbil
  • Area: 40,643 sq km (15,692 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Kurdish, Arabic
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Monetary unit: 1 Iraqi dinar = 1,000 fils
  • Main exports: Oil
  • GNP per capita: $4,500 (Iraqi Kurdistan Region estimate 2009)
  • Internet domain: .iq
  • International dialling code: +964