Capital Erbil (also known as Hawler) Official Languages Kurdish Major Holiday Newroz (New Year), March 21st Government Parliamentary Democracy Parliament Kurdistan Parliament
Size/ Area 80,000 km/ 30,888 sq. mi., roughly twice the size of the American state of Vermont Population 4.9 million (KRG Statistical Office, 2007) Population in each of the Region’s three Provinces Erbil:                2,019,688 Sulaimania:    1,917,936 Dohuk:               973,118 Currency USD $$$
GDP per Capita Nominal, in USD: $2,200-$2,500 (2005 est.) [Source: World Bank. February 2006. Rebuilding Iraq: Economic Reform and Transition. Economic and Social Development Unit, Middle East Department. October 30th, 2007.] < esources/IraqCEM-finalComplete.pdf Time Zone UTC+3 and UTC+4 (Summer DST) Weather/ Climate Winter (December-February) can be very cold with snow accumulation in the mountains. Spring (April-May) brings warmer weather. Aside from the mountains, summer (June-September) is very hot.
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The information on this website is aimed for American Corporates and Manufacturers to understand  the potential business opprtunities by understanding the rapid economic growth, security and safety in the Kurdistan Region.