The Iraq – General

General Information

Official Name Republic of Iraq
Capital Baghdad
Head of Government Prime Minister Hayder al-Abbadi
Head of State President Fuad Masum
National Day July 14 (Day of Republic – 1958 Revolution)
Day of rest Friday and Saturday
Time Zone Six hours more than in the time of Brazilia
Population 37 million
Rural Population 30,5%  of the total population
Urban Population 69,5% of the total population
Population Density 84,52 inhabitants/Km² (20)
Official Language Arabic, Kurdish
Ethnic Groups Arabs (75%-80%), Curds (15%-20%) and Other (5%)
Religions Muslims (97%) and Other (3%)
Area 438.317 km²
GDP US$ 276 billion (2014 – FMI)
GDP per capita US$ 7.450 (2014 est. – FMI)
Composition of GDP Agriculture: 3.3%

Industry: 64.5%

Services: 32.2% (2014 – CIA)

Value of Foreign Trade Export: US$ 94 bilhões F.O.B. (2014 – CIA)

Import: US$ 62 bilhões C.I.F. (2014 – CIA)

Main Export products: crude oil and fuels

Main Import products: food, medicine and manufacturing

Trade Value with Brazil Bilateral trade: US$ 1.267.629.461 (2014 – MDIC)

Export: US$ (2014 – MDIC)

Import: US$ 226.505.536 (2014 – MDIC)

Main Export products: crude oil

Main Import products: Chicken meat, sugar, beef, tractors, levelers, soybean oil and instant coffee.