Iraq

Temperature: -273 C

Population: 40447429

Shanasheel (balcony)

Rugs and kilim in Iraqi Kurdistan

Kurdistan, in the north-east region of Iraq, is mainly covered by mountains and has been inhabited by the Kurds since ancient times. Kurdistan is...

Al-mūḍīf (reed house)

The ancient land of Mesopotamia hosts two great rivers—the Euphrates and Tigris—that flow from the Turkish mountains in the north, through Mesopotamia, and then,...