Information about Iraq
Capital: Baghdad 5.672.516 inhab. (2005)
Official Languages: arabic and kurdish
The flag carrier of Iraq is Iraqi Airways (IA)
Main cities: Baghdad, Mosul, Bassora
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Iraq in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Iraq, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Iraq - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Iraqi dinar (IQD)
Time Zone: (GMT+3) Summer Time (GMT+4)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country.
- Recommended vaccines: Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Tos ferina, Triple Vírica.