China Embassy in Iraq
Visa Application Form of PRC
Ambassador: Mr. Wang Yong
Address: AL-MANSOUR HOTEL SALHIYAH, BAGHDAD
Mailing Address: P.O.Box 8020, Baghdad, Iraq
Tel: +964-7901912315, 7901912305
Office hours: 09:00-13:30, 17:00-19:30, Sunday-Thursday (except holidays)
Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Iraq
Reception hours: 09:15-12:00, Sunday, Monday, & Wednesday (except holidays)
Economic and Commercial Counselor's Office
Basic Facts of Iraq
People: It has a population of about 29,400,000. The Arabs account for 78 percent of the total population and about 18 percent are Kurds. The rest are Jews, Iranians, Turks, Armenians and Assyrians.
Language: Arabic is the official language and English is the general language. Kurdish is the northern Kurdish region's official language and some tribes in eastern region speak Farsi.
Religion: Iraq is an Islamic state. 95 percent of citizens believe in Islam; 54.5% are Shiite Muslims while 40.5% belong to Sunnite. A few people embrace Christianity or Jew-dom.
Administrative Divisions: The whole country is divided into 18 provinces: Baghdad, Anbar, Arbil, Babil, Basrah, Dhiqar, Diyala, Dohuk, Karbala, Qadisiyah, Muthanna, Misan, Najaf, Neineva, Salahuddin, Sulaymaniyah, Tameem and Wasit. There are counties, townships and villages under each province.
Geography: Located in the southwest of Asia and northeast of Arabia, Iraq occupies an area of 441,800 square kilometers. It shares a border with Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Syria and Jordan to the west, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait to the south, Persian Gulf to the southeast, allowing a coastline of 60 kilometers. The Euphrates and the Tigris runs throughout the whole territory from northwest to southeast.
Climate: Mediterranean climate in the northeast mountainous region, tropical desert climate in the rest areas. The highest temperature in summer is as high as 50 degrees Celsius and about 0 degrees Centigrade in winter. The average annual precipitation is 100mm – 500 mm from south to north. The rainfall in northern mountainous areas can reach 700 mm.
Tourism: The main tourist destinations are the sites of Ur City, Assyrian Empire, Hate Er City (Sun City) and the world-famous Babylon and Sky Garden, which is situated in 90 kilometers southwest of Baghdad.
Please contact Embassy of Iraq in China if Iraq's people are in troubles there.
Related China Embassies in Asia: Israel, Japan, Jordan
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