Iraq is a country in the Middle East. It lies at the north end of the Persian Gulf and has a small coastline in the southeast of the country. It is surrounded by Iran to the east, Kuwait to the south, Saudi Arabia to the southwest, Jordan to the west, Syria to the northwest, and Turkey to the north.
Popular destinations: Baghdad
Kurdistan refers to portions of Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria, however only the Iraqi region of Kurdistan is discussed here.
Popular destinations: Arbil
Al Jazira is a region largely between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the north of Iraq.
Popular destinations: Mosul
and Tal Afar
The Iraqi Desert covers the western and southwestern parts of Iraq, spanning an enormous, but barely populated region of desert wasteland.
Popular Destinations in Middle East