City guides

National Holidays

When are national holidays and no work days ?

See the list with the national holidays in the country.

DateEnglish 
January 1New Year's Day
January 6Armed Forces Day
March 21Nowruz
April 9Liberation DayIraqi Kurdistan only.
May 1Labour Day
July 14Republic Day
October 3National Day
December 25Christmas Day
VariableIslamic New Year
VariableAshura
VariableProphet's Birthday
VariableEnd of Ramadan (3 days)
VariableFeast of the Sacrifice (4 days)

Biggest cities

See the list of the biggest and most important cities in the country, and the size of the cities by population.

Important: the informations are from various external sources. If you are using the informations professional please seek official confirmation whether the figures are actual or not.

RankCityPop
1Baghdad7.216.000
2Basra2.600.000
3Mosul1.739.800
4Erbil932.800
5Abu Ghraib900.000
6Sulaymaniyah723.100
7Kirkuk601.400
8Najaf482.500
9Karbala434.400
10Nasiriyah400.200

Covid-19 / Coronavirus statistics

Travel restrictions / Travel advice

Any country may restrict travel without notice. For actual updates on travel restrictions see official website at gov.uk

Foreign travel advice

See actual travel advice on official website at gov.uk

Medical travel advice

Official and updated medical travel advice during the COVID-19 / Coronavirus outbreak, see WHO official website

Medical recommendations

The actual medical recommendations during the COVID-19 / Coronavirus outbreak can be found at WHO official website

Local Covid-19 information

Below you can see the actual Covid-19 situation with statistics.

For actual updates about local restrictions see government website from the link below.

Iraq
2,459,982
Total confirmed cases
Updated on October 2, 2022 2:24 am
Iraq
2,433,704
Total recovered
Updated on October 2, 2022 2:24 am
Iraq
923
Total active cases
Updated on October 2, 2022 2:24 am
Iraq
25,355
Total deaths
Updated on October 2, 2022 2:24 am

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