in Western Asia
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dinar - IQD
- Spoken languages:
- Arabic, Kurdish, Armenian
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: C, D, G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 3G, 4G
- ISO 2-Letter code:
- Internet top level domain:
- Country phone prefix:
- Local Time (capital):
- UTC/GMT offset: hours
Map of Iraqi Unesco Heritage Sites
Click any of the markers above to learn more about the corresponding heritage site and learn more about Iraq in Asia. The list below is ordered by name. The oldest site is Hatra. On the list since 1985. The youngest site is Erbil Citadel. On the list since 2014.
|Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)
The ancient city of Ashur is located on the Tigris River in northern Mesopotamia in a specific geo-ecological zone, at the borderline between rain-fed and irrigation agriculture. The city dates back t...
Erbil Citadel is a fortified settlement on top of an imposing ovoid-shaped tell (a hill created by many generations of people living and rebuilding on the same spot) in the Kurdistan region, Erbil Gov...
A large fortified city under the influence of the Parthian Empire and capital of the first Arab Kingdom, Hatra withstood invasions by the Romans in A.D. 116 and 198 thanks to its high, thick walls rei...
|Samarra Archaeological City
Samarra Archaeological City is the site of a powerful Islamic capital city that ruled over the provinces of the Abbasid Empire extending from Tunisia to Central Asia for a century. Located on both sid...