Fact Sheet



Facts on Baghdad Governorate:

  • Area: 4.555 square kilometers
  • International borders: N/A
  • Administrative divisions:
    1. Risafa District
      • Center of the district.
      • Baghdad AlJadida sub-district.
      • Karada sub-district.
      • Palestine sub-district.
    2. Karkh District
      • Center of the district.
      • Mansoor sub-district.
      • Ma’moon sub-district.
    3. Kadhimiya District
      • Center of the district.
      • Dhat AlSalasil sub-district.
    4. Al-Adhamiya District
      • Center of the district.
      • Al-Fahama sub-district.
      • Al-Rashidiya sub-district.
      • Al-Istiklal sub-district.
      • Al-Zohoor sub-district.
    5. Al-Sadr (1) District
      • Al-Furat sub-district.
      • Al-Siddiq sub-district.
    6. Al-Sadr (2) District
      • Al-Munawara sub-district.
      • Abnaa AlRafidain sub-district.
    7. Madaen District
      • Center of district.
      • Wihda sub-district.
      • Jisr sub-district.
      • Nahrawan sub-district.
    8. Abu Gharib District
      • Center of district.
      • Al-Nasir and Al-Salam sub-district.
      • Agargoof sub-district.
    9. Mahmoodiya District
      • Rashid sub-district.
      • Yousifiya sub-district.
      • Latifiya sub-district.
    10. Taji District
      • Sab’ AlBoor sub-district.
      • Taji sub-district.
      • Hamamiyat sub-district.
    11. Al-Tarimiya District
      • Mishahda sub-district.
      • Abaichi sub-district.

Demographic Indicators (of Baghdad)

  • Population
7,180,889 (2009 Estimation)
  • Male
3,621,085 (2009 Estimation)
  • Female
3,559,804 (2009 Estimation)
  • Urban inhabitants
6,225,475 (2009 Estimation)
  • Rural inhabitants
955,414 (2009 Estimation)
  • Percentage of people under age of 15
41% (2008 Estimation)
  • Percentage of people between the age of 15-24
20.5 % (2008 Estimation)
  • Percentage of people between the age of 25-64
35.3% (2008 Estimation)
  • Percentage of people over age of 65
2.9% (2008 Estimation)
  • Annual population growth average
3.5%