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- CAPITAL: Baghdad
- POPULATION, 20,000,000
- TOTAL AREA: 436,245 sq km (168,435 sq mi)
- INDUSTRIES: petroleum production and refining, chemicals, textiles,
construction materials, food processing
- EXECUTIVE BRANCH: president, vice president, chairman of the Revolutionary Command Council, vice chairman of the Revolutionary Command Council, prime minister, first deputy prime minister, Council of Ministers - TOURIST ATTRACTIONS: Baghdad--national museum, Arch of Ctesiphon, Kadhimain mosque, folklore museum, ruins of Babylon, ziggurat in Ur; Ninevah, Karbala.
- TIME: 8 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Standard Time, and 3 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.