Baghdad (governorate)

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محافظة بغداد
Muḥāfaẓat Baġdād
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Basic data
Country Iraq
Capital Baghdad
surface 734 km²
Residents 7,935,699 (calculation 2010)
density 10,812 inhabitants per km²
ISO 3166-2 IQ-BG

Coordinates: 33 ° 20 '  N , 44 ° 25'  E

The Iraqi Governorate of Baghdad ( Arabic محافظة بغداد Muḥāfaẓat Baġdād ) consists of the capital Baghdad and the surrounding area. With an area of ​​734 km² it is the smallest and at the same time with 7,935,699 inhabitants (2010 calculation) the most populous of the 18 governorates of Iraq. Baghdad was once the most developed governorate in Iraq. Much has been destroyed since the US invasion in 2003.

The governorate consists of the following 8 districts:

On October 15, 2005, 77.70% of 2,120,615 voters voted yes for the new constitution.

Individual evidence

  1. Iraq - Administrative Division . Retrieved May 28, 2011.

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