Iraq, also known as the Republic of Iraq, is a country in Western Asia, having several different ethnic groups, including Arabs, Turkmen, Assyrians, Persians, and a few others. With a total area of 438,317 square kilometers, it has a population of  38 million, with a large percentage of the population being Muslims and a small minority being Christians. The capital of Iraq, Baghdad city, is the largest city, and the official languages in Iraq are Arabic and Kurdish.

Iraq has various places/sites that are a must-see, including six World Heritage Sites recognized by UNESCO: Ashur (Qal’at Sherqat), Erbil Citadel, Babylon, Hatra, and Samarra Archeological City.

The art expression, Islamic-based festivals, Christmas festivities, and a few others cannot be ignored as they serve as important events in Iraq. Some include The Assyrian New Year, Iraq short film festival, Babylon International festival, Historic holidays, and even the yearly awaited Christmas day celebration.

Comparing modern-day meals with the ancient cuisine present in Iraq, you will agree that the difference in the tastes of these meals put the Iraq cuisine on top. These meals include Baytinijan maqli, Fattoush, Tabbouleh, Turshi, Tzatziki, Hummus, Fasoulia, Kebabs, Harissa, Margat baytinijan, Margat bamia, Lentil soup, Maqluba, Kofta, Tashrib, Pomegranate Soup among others.

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