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Iraq is a country in the Middle East, that shares borders with Turkey, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Jordan. It's home to over 40 million people.

The US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 saw the end of the 24-year-long rule of dictator Saddam Hussein. The country has been wracked by war, conflict and crises but has also held five elections since 2003. The three main demographic groups in Iraq are Sunni Muslims, Shiite Muslims and Iraqi Kurds. This page is an automatic compilation of DW content.

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