Geography of Iraq Quiz

Can you answer these random questions about the geography of Iraq?
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Last updated: August 19, 2020
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What is the capital of Iraq?
Baghdad
What ancient capital is located near that city?
Babylon
What is the most common name for the international zone of the Iraqi capital?
Green Zone
On what river is that city located?
Tigris
What is the longest river in Western Asia?
Euphrates
What name is given to the region between those two rivers?
Mesopotamia
In what gulf does those two rivers empty into?
Persian Gulf
What mountain range, starting with Z, is located between Iraq and Iran?
Zagros Mountains
To what branch of Islam does 64.4% of the Iraqi population belong?
Shia
What is the most commonly spoken language in Iraq?
Arabic
What ethnic-based region covers northern Iraq?
Iraqi Kurdistan
What city is considered to be the capital of that region?
Erbil
What is the smallest country Iraq borders?
Kuwait
What country shares the shortest border with Iraq?
Jordan
What desert covers western Iraq?
Syrian Desert
What desert covers the southwestern parts of Iraq?
Arabian Desert
What is the most populous city in southern Iraq?
Basra
What is the most populous city in northern Iraq?
Mosul
What is the English name of the subdivisions of Iraq? (hint: starts with G)
Governorates
What F city near the Iraqi capital was site of a bloody battle during the Iraq War?
Fallujah
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