Iraq - General information
Region region
Capital Baghdad
Language Arabic, Kurdish
Currency Iraqi Dinar
Population 31,129,225
Phone code +964
Cost of living in Iraq
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 145 215
Food 116 246
Transportation 40 151
Communications and utilities 75 80
Clothing 14 53
Sports and leisure 27 96
Total 418 842
Accommodation in Iraq USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 147
Shared room in city centre 217
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 254
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 376
Coordinates of Iraq
Time Zone Asia/Baghdad
GMT +3
DST +3
Latitude 33.000000000
Longitude 44.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 44 m.

List of largest cities in Iraq

 
Baghdad Baghdad
Baghdad Baghdad
7,216,000
Basrah Basrah
Basrah Basra
2,600,000
Al Mawsil al Jadidah Al Mawsil al Jadidah
Al Mawsil al Jadidah Nīnawá
2,065,597
Al Basrah al Qadimah Al Basrah al Qadimah
Al Basrah al Qadimah Basra
2,015,483
Mosul Mosul
Mosul Nīnawá
1,739,800
Erbil Erbil
Erbil Arbīl
932,800

Cost of living and prices in Iraq

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 8 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 30 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 8 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 6 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 10 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 50 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 10 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 15,239 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 51 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 17 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 9 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 35 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 32 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 59 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 51 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 470 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 318 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 814 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 551 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 92 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 43 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,315 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 786 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 682 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 12.11%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Iraq

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 46 41 33 25 23 28 31 37 44 46 48 48 48
Average high °C 38 32 23 16 14 17 21 27 34 39 42 42 29
Average temperature °C 30 24 16 11 9 11 15 21 27 32 35 34 22
Average low °C 23 18 10 7 4 7 10 15 20 25 27 26 16
Record low °C 14 6 -1 -1 -2 -3 -0 4 10 15 17 19 -3
Rain Days 0 1 1 2 2 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 14
Snow Days 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Fog Days 0 2 6 16 15 9 6 3 1 0 0 0 58
Thunderstorms Days 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 8
Average precipitation Mm. 0 8 29 40 44 41 49 37 15 1 0 0 264
Relative humidity % 31 43 60 72 73 67 58 51 38 28 26 28 48
Relative humidity morning % 42 53 71 85 84 82 75 65 51 39 35 39 60
Relative humidity evening % 17 24 37 56 55 47 40 32 21 15 14 15 31
Wind speed Km/h 16 14 13 14 14 18 17 18 19 21 22 19 17
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 10 11 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 13
Dew point °C 10 9 7 6 4 5 6 9 10 9 10 11 95
Growing degree-day °C 605 437 183 37 16 51 169 318 525 640 717 703 4401
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 20 14 10 9 10 13 17 20 24 28 26 24 18
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