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Iraqi Kurdistan
(Kurdistan Region)

هه‌رێمی کوردستان (Kurdish)
Herêmî Kurdistan
Anthem: Ey Reqîb
Oh Enemy
Caipital
an lairgest ceety
Hewlêr (Erbil / Arbil)
36°11′N 44°00′E / 36.183°N 44.000°E / 36.183; 44.000
Official languages[1]
Government Parliamentary democracy
 -  Preses Massoud Barzani
 -  Prime Meenister Nechirvan Barzani
Autonomous region
 -  Accord signed Mairch 11, 1970 
 -  De facto autonomy October, 1991 
 -  Regional govrenment established Julie 4, 1992 
 -  In transeetional constitution Januar 30, 2005 
Aurie
 -  Total 40,643 km2
15,692 sq mi 
Population
 -  2013 estimate 5,500,000-6,500,000
Currency Iraqi dinar (IQD)
Time zone UTC+3
Drives on the right
Cawin code +964
Internet TLD .iq

Iraq's Kurdistan Region (Kurdish: هه‌رێمی کوردستان Herêmî Kurdistan), an aa kent as Iraqi Kurdistan or ""Sooth Kurdistan"", is an autonomous region o northren Iraq.[2] It borders Iran tae the east, Turkey tae the north, Sirie tae the wast an the rest o Iraq tae the sooth. The regional caipital is Arbil, kent in Kurdish as Hewlêr. (The wird Hewlêr is a metathesis o the non-Semitic name Arbel.)[3] The region is offeecially govrened by the Kurdistan Regional Govrenment.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)
  2. Viviano, Frank (January 2006). "The Kurds in Control". National Geographic Magazine (Washington, D.C.). Retrieved 2008-06-05. "Since the aftermath of the 1991 gulf war, nearly four million Kurds have enjoyed complete autonomy in the region of Iraqi Kurdistan..." 
  3. Khan, Geoffrey. 1999. A grammar of neo-Aramaic: the dialect of the Jews of Arbel. Boston, MA: Brill Academic Publishers. p.2.