1. Iraq's women are twice as illiterate as men in the country.
2. Almost half of all married couples in Iraq are first or second cousins.
3. Iraq gained independence from Britain on 3 October 1932.
4. Iraq banned karate films in 1979.
5. Production and trade of honey is a major industry in Iraq.
6. Baghdad is the capital of Iraq and considered as the largest city.
7. Iraq's oil reserves are the fifth largest in the world.