The climate in Iraq is mainly of the continental, subtropical semi-arid type, with the north and north-eastern mountainous regions having a Mediterranean climate. Rainfall is very seasonal and occurs in the winter from December to February. Winters are cool to cold, with a day temperature of about 60F dropping at night 35. Summers are dry and hot to extremely hot.
Iraq is located in the middle east and is roughly the size of Idaho. 6 countries border Iraq. t has a very diverse region. It is made up of desert, river valleys, highlands, and plains. It is the site between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, commonly referred to as the Fertile Crescent. The Fertile Crescent is between the Tigris & Euphrates and was the bread basket of the middle east.
Islam is the main belief of Iraq. Again the population is split between Shia and Sunni. HOWEVER In Iraq however the Shia are in the majority and the Sunni are in the minority. But, the people of Iraq have been led by a minority leader (a Sunni) for many years. This will lead to huge disagreements and conflicts within their society. Please look at map to right -> -> ->