Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Iraq (IQ). Explore satellite imagery of Baghdad, the capital city of Iraq, on the Google Maps of the Middle East below.
Iraq (GPS: 33 00 N, 44 00 E) is located in the Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iran and Kuwait. The country’s area measurements are total: 438,317 sq km; land: 437,367 sq km, water: 950 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly more than three times the size of New York state. The total irrigated land is 35,250 sq km (2012).
One of Iraq’s critical features is the Shatt al Arab waterway’s strategic location and at the head of the Persian Gulf.