Iraq destination information

All you need to know before visiting Iraq

Iraq summary

Iraq is a medium sized country with around 38M Iraqi. Official languages are Arabic and Kurdish. Iraq uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+03:00. Currency used in Iraq is Iraqi Dinar (IQD).

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ATMs in Iraq are Rare. Internet speed in Iraq is on average 3.7 Mbps.

🏙️ Baghdad
🗣️ Arabic Kurdish
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 38M ☀️ ~21 °C 🌧 ~16 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 438k km2 (169k mi²)
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🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Iraq uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D and Type G.

Languages 🗣️

  • Arabic
  • Kurdish


Currency 💱

1000 IQD = 0.83 USD

Iraq uses the Iraqi dinar (symbol: ?.?), code IQD.Banknotes come in denominations of 50000, 25000, 10000, 5000, 1000, 500 and 250 dinars. Dinar is subdivided into 1000 filss. Coins come in denominations of null.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are rare in Iraq. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

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Mobile Phone 📱

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Emergency Calls 🚨

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Calling ☎️


To call Iraq, dial +, then 964 (the country code for Iraq), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number.


For local calls within Iraq, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 1 .

international: + 964 1 1234567
calling local: 01 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Iraq is on average 3.7 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Iraq is low. It is not as easy to find one.

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Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

Countries nearby Iraq

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Visa Exemption

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Passport Strength

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Health regulation

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Customs rules

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LGBT Destination info

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Iraqi embassies

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