Iraq is a nation in Western Asia that outskirts Turkey toward the north, Iran toward the east, Kuwait toward the southeast, Saudi Arabia toward the south, Jordan toward the southwest, and Syria toward the west. The capital, Baghdad, is in the center of the nation. Around 97% of the nation's 36,000,000 individuals are Muslims, mostly Shias, Sunnis, and ethnic Kurds.
Iraq has a limited area of coastline measuring 58 km (36 mi) on the northern Persian Gulf and its domain includes the Mesopotamian Alluvial Plain, the northwestern end of the Zagros mountain range, and the eastern piece of the Syrian Desert. Two noteworthy waterways, the Tigris and Euphrates, run south through the center of Iraq and stream into the Shatt al-Arab close to the Persian Gulf. Postulations streams furnish Iraq with critical measures of prolific area.
The district between the Tigris and Euphrates streams is regularly alluded to as Mesopotamia and thought to be the origin of composing and the world's most seasoned developments. The region has been home to constant progressive human advancements since the sixth thousand years BC.
The American vicinity in Iraq finished in 2011 however the Iraqi uprising proceeded with and increased as warriors from the Syrian Civil War spilled into the nation. This has caused a complete stop for travelers wanting to explore some of the ancient sites in Iraq and experience water adventures.