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1990 - 1991
"Iraq" in lower left field, "Kuwait" in lower right field
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Location Asia Capital Baghdad Main Religion Islam (shia and sunni) Main Language Arabic. Kurdish is the main minority language. History The British League of Nations' Trust Territory of Iraq became independent in 1932.
For a short period in 1958, it formed a federation with Jordan as the "Arab Union".
After the war following the annexation of Kuwait, the northern Kurdistan region became a self-governing region under international protection.
International Oval IRQ ISO Code IQ
(1) Ralf Hegewald Collection
(2) Picture by Dirk Elbers