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Major cities and airports in Iraq

  1. Baghdad – Baghdad International Airport (BGW)
  2. Erbil – Erbil International Airport (EBL)
  3. Basra – Basra International Airport (BSR)
  4. Sulaymaniyah – Sulaimaniyah International Airport (ISU)
  5. Najaf – Al Najaf International Airport (NJF)
  6. Mosul – Mosul International Airport (OSM)
  7. Duhok – Duhok International Airport (DUH)

Time and Communication

Iraq is in the Arabia Standard Time Zone (AST, UTC+3). The country does not observe Daylight Saving Time. Major mobile operators include AsiaCell, Zain, and Korek Telecom. The call quality is generally good, and cell phone coverage is extensive throughout the country.

Money and shopping

The local currency is the Iraqi Dinar (IQD). The exchange rate fluctuates, but as of now, 1 US dollar is approximately equal to 1,450 IQD. Payments in foreign currency are generally not accepted. Cash transactions are more common than card payments, but some establishments accept major credit cards. American Express and Diners Club may not be widely accepted. Currency exchange offices typically operate from 9 AM to 5 PM on weekdays.


Common transportation options in Iraq include buses, taxis, and private cars. For long-distance travel, trains and domestic flights are available. Ride-hailing services like Careem are also accessible in major cities.

Touristic attractions

  • Baghdad – The capital city is home to historical sites such as the Al-Mutanabbi Street, Al-Kadhimiya Mosque, and the National Museum of Iraq.
  • Erbil – The ancient citadel in the city is a UNESCO World Heritage site, showcasing the rich history and culture of the region.
  • Hatra – A large fortified city and UNESCO World Heritage site, showcasing the remains of temples and statues from the Parthian Empire and the Seleucid Kingdom.
  • Marshlands of Iraq – These unique wetlands in southern Iraq are home to the Marsh Arabs and a diverse range of flora and fauna.
  • Nineveh – An ancient Assyrian city located near Mosul, featuring the remains of temples, palaces, and city walls.
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