Iraq - General information
RegionMiddle East
CapitalBaghdad
LanguageArabic, Kurdish
CurrencyIraqi Dinar
Population31,129,225
Phone code+964
Cost of living in Iraq, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 145 215
Food 116 246
Transportation 40 151
Communications and utilities 75 80
Clothing 14 53
Sports and leisure 27 96
Accommodation in Iraq, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre147
Shared room in city centre217
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre254
1 bedroom apartment in city centre376
Coordinates of Iraq
Time ZoneAsia/Baghdad
GMT +3
DST +3
Latitude33.000000000
Longitude44.000000000
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. 8.0 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 30.0 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 8.0 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.7 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.4 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2.2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.6 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.9 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.6 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1.2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.8 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.9 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.7 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.8 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.9 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 6.3 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4.3 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1.3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 10.0 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.4 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.6 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2.1 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.5 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 50.0 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3.0 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2.0 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 10.0 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.6 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 15,238.6 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 50.6 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 16.9 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 9.0 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 34.9 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 32.4 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 59.3 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 51.0 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 469.9 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 317.6 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 814.3 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 550.8 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 91.6 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.1 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 43.2 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,315.3 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 785.9 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 682.1 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 12.11%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Iraq

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C46413325232831374446484848
Average high°C38322316141721273439424229
Average temperature°C3024161191115212732353422
Average low°C23181074710152025272616
Record low°C146-1-1-2-3-0410151719-3
RainDays01122232100014
SnowDays0000100000001
FogDays0261615963100058
ThunderstormsDays0111112210008
Average precipitationMm.0829404441493715100264
Relative humidity%31436072736758513828262848
Relative humidity morning%42537185848275655139353960
Relative humidity evening%17243756554740322115141531
Wind speedKm/h16141314141817181921221917
Day LengthHours13121110111112131415151413
Dew point°C109764569109101195
Growing degree-day°C6054371833716511693185256407177034401
Solar radiation, globalMj/m22014109101317202428262418
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