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customs and courtesies
greetings-men or women shake hands
gestures-men or women are not allowed to meet
visiting-old men get most respect eating-not allowed to eat pork
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LAND AND CLIMATE
168,754 SQUARE MILES
SAME SIZE AS CALIFORNIA
IRAQ IS 6208.08 MILES FROM WASHINGTON D.C.
28.2 MILLON PEOPLE IS GROWING BY 2.6 PERCENT ANNUALLY
BAGHDAD IS IRAQS CAPITAL AND LARGEST CITY
ARABIC IS IRAQS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE AND SIGN LANGUAGE
IRAQ is home to both shi'i and sunni muslims. Orthodox or Cathlic
Women wear dresses scarfs or veils .Men wear long cotton garments a jacket and checkered scarf.
HEALTH - typhoid and cholea are common in Iraq
EDUCATION - few schol teachers get few dollars a month
TARNSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATION - few people have have cars and few phones
ECONOMY - has the second largest reservered oil
GOVERNMENT - the current president is J alah Talaani
Iraq was ruled by British.
Iraq got there indenpendence in 1932.
ma'ruf Al-Rasafi helped of uprising against the British in 1941.