Iraqi Kurdistan

Iraq's Kurdistan Region (Kurdish: هه‌رێمی کوردستانHerêmî Kurdistan), cried Iraqi Kurdistan or ""Sooth Kurdistan"" an aa, is an autonomous region o northren Iraq.[2] It borders Iran tae the east, Turkey tae the north, Sirie tae the wast an the rest o Iraq tae the sooth. The regional caipital is Arbil, kent in Kurdish as Hewlêr. (The wird Hewlêr is a metathesis o the non-Semitic name Arbel.)[3] The region is offeecially govrened bi the Kurdistan Regional Govrenment.

Iraqi Kurdistan
(Kurdistan Region)

هه‌رێمی کوردستان (Kurdish)
Herêmî Kurdistan
Banner o North Iraq
Coat o airms o North Iraq
Coat o airms
AnthemEy Reqîb
Oh Enemy
Location o North Iraq
CaipitalHewlêr (Erbil / Arbil)
36°11′N 44°00′E / 36.183°N 44.000°E / 36.183; 44.000
Lairgest ceetycapital
Recognised regional leidsNeo-Aramaic Iraqi Turkmen
Offeecial leids[1]
GovrenmentParliamentary democracy
• Preses
Massoud Barzani
Nechirvan Barzani
Autonomous region
• Accord signed
Mairch 11, 1970
• De facto autonomy
October, 1991
• Regional govrenment established
Julie 4, 1992
Januar 30, 2005
• Total
40,643 km2 (15,692 sq mi)
• 2013 estimate
CurrencyIraqi dinar (IQD)
Time zoneUTC+3
Drivin sideright
Cawin code+964

References eedit

  1. "Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)". Archived frae the original on 2 December 2010. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  2. Viviano, Frank (2006). "The Kurds in Control". National Geographic Magazine. Washington, D.C. Retrieved 5 Juin 2008. Since the aftermath of the 1991 gulf war, nearly four million Kurds have enjoyed complete autonomy in the region of Iraqi Kurdistan... Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)
  3. Khan, Geoffrey. 1999. A grammar of neo-Aramaic: the dialect of the Jews of Arbel. Boston, MA: Brill Academic Publishers. p.2.