Iraq is domestically called Al Iraq and the form of government it has is Republic.
The capital city of Iraq is Baghdad and boasts a population of 6.8 million.
The Iraqi flag is is made up of three equal horizontal bands of red (top), white, and black; the Takbir (Arabic expression meaning "God is great") in green Arabic script is centered in the white band; the band colors derive from the Arab Liberation flag and represent oppression (black), overcome through bloody struggle (red), to be replaced by a bright future (white); the Council of Representatives approved this flag in 2008 as a compromise temporary replacement for the Ba'athist Saddam-era flag and is presented above.
The National symbol of Iraq is golden eagle.
The National hymn of Iraq is ""Mawtini" ("My Homeland")" which was composed by Muhammad Fuliefil.