IraqRepublic of Iraqis a country in Western Asia. The southern part of Iraq is within the Arabian Peninsula. The capital, Baghdad, is in the centre of the country and its largest city. The largest ethnic groups in Iraq are Arabs and Kurds. Other ethnic groups include Assyrians, Turkmen, Shabakis, Yazidis, Armenians, Mandeans, Circassians, and Kawliya. Around 95% of the country's 36 million citizens are Shia or Sunni Muslims, with Christianity, Yarsan, Yezidism, and Mandeanism also presentBaghdadis the capital of the Republic of Iraq. The population of Baghdad, as of 2011, is approximately 7,216,040, making it the largest city in Iraq, the second largest city in the Arab world (after Cairo, Egypt).Basrais an Iraqi city located on the Shatt al-Arab between Kuwait and Iran.Mosulis a city of normally about two and a half million people (2014 est.) in northern Iraq, occupied since 10 June 2014.Lake Tharthar(also Therthar), and known in Iraq as Buhayrat ath-Tharthar, is an artificial lake opened in 1956, situated 100 kilometers northwest of Baghdad between the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers.Lake Milh, literally Sea of Salt, pronounced Bahr al-Milh), also known as Razzaza Lake, is located a few miles west of Karbala, Iraq.Lake Ḥammār, Arabic Hawr Al-ḥammār, large swampy lake in southeastern Iraq, south of the junction of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.The Euphratesis the longest and one of the most historically important rivers of Western Asia.Tigrisriver flows south from the mountains of southeastern Turkey through Iraq and empties itself into the Persian Gulf.Nature Iraqis Iraq's first and only environmental conservation group. It is an Iraqi non-governmental organization, accredited to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and affiliated to BirdLife International. They seek to protect, restore, and preserve Iraq’s natural environment and the rich cultural heritage that depends upon it. They conduct major work in sustainable development, biodiversity, and water resources.