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Political Map of Iraq



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Political Map of Iraq Baghdad City TURKEY IRAN SYRIA JORDAN SAUDI ARABIA KUWAIT
Description :  Iraq Political map showing the international boundary, governorates boundaries with their capitals and national capital. Disclaimer


The colored Iraq map features the country capital, the state capitals and the neighboring countries. The online map of Iraq also showcases the neighboring countries of Iraq. The states are colored individually to create a distinct identity. The state capitals are also marked on the online political map of Iraq for the convenience of the web surfers. The international boundary of the Iraq is drawn with a dotted broken line while the broken line denotes the state boundaries.

Location and Geography

The latitudinal and the longitudinal extent of Iraq are 33° North and 44° East. The country lies in the Middle East between Kuwait and Iran bordering Persian Gulf. Iraq encompasses a total area of 437,072 square kilometers. The land area comprises of 432,162 square kilometers and the aquatic area covers 4,910 square kilometers. The coastline of the country stretches over an area of 58 kilometers. The highest point of the country lies at 3,611 meters above sea level while the lowest point is Persian Gulf.

Country Capital of Iraq

The country capital of Iraq is Baghdad, which is situated at an elevation point of 40 meters from the sea level. The city is located at 33° 20’ 19" North latitude and 44° 23’ 38" East longitude. The city is marked with a red square encompassed within a square in the country map of Iraq. Some of the nearby cities are:
  • Suq al Ghazl
  • Bab ash Shaykh
  • Alawi al Hillah
  • An Nil
  • Al Waziriyah
  • Qatirkhanah.
The city is the principal disembarkation point for travelers entering Iraq from outside the country. The principal airports of the city are Al Taqaddum Ab, Baghdad International Airport, Rasheed and Balad Southeast Al Bakr.

State Boundaries and their Capitals

The state capitals are denoted with white squares on the printable map of Iraq. Following are the names of the state boundaries and their capitals:
  • Dahuk- Dahuk
  • Ninawa- Al Mawsil
  • Arbil- Arbil
  • At Ta'min- Kirkuk
  • As Sulaymaniyah - As Sulaymaniyah
  • Salahad Din- Samarra
  • Diyala- Baquba
  • Al Anber- Ar Ramadi
  • Baghdad- Baghdad
  • Karbala- Karbala
  • Babil- Al Hillah
  • Wasit- Al Kut
  • Maysan- Al Amara
  • An Najaf- An Najaf
  • Al Qadisiyah- Ad Diwaniyan
  • Dhiqar- An Nasiriyah
  • Al Basrah- Al Basrah
  • Al Muthanna- As Samawah
ProvincePopulationArea(km.²)Area(mi.²)CapitalPc
Al-Anbar1,023,776138,50153,476Ar-Ramadi31
Al-Basrah1,556,44519,0707,363Al-Basrah61
Al-Muthanna436,82551,74019,977As-Samawah66
Al-Qadisiyah751,3318,1533,148Ad-Diwaniyah58
An-Najaf775,04228,82411,129An-Najaf54
Arbil1,095,99214,4715,587Arbil44
As-Sulaymaniyah1,362,73917,0236,573As-Sulaymaniyah46
At-Ta'mim753,17110,2823,970Kirkuk36
Babil1,181,7516,4682,497Al-Hillah51
Baghdad5,423,964734283Baghdad10
Dahuk402,9706,5532,530Dahuk42
Dhi Qar1,184,79612,9004,981An-Nasiriyah64
Diyala1,135,22319,0767,365Ba'qubah32
Karbala594,2355,0341,944Karbala'56
Maysan637,12616,0726,205Al-Amarah62
Ninawa2,042,85237,32314,410Mosul41
Salah ad-Din904,43224,7519,556Tikrit34
Wasit783,61417,1536,623Al-Kut52
18 provinces22,046,244434,128167,617

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