Iraq officially the Republic of Iraq this voice is about the Republic – 2 Kurdish Kurdish is a country in West Asia, Turkey in the north, Iran in the east, Iran in the south. Kuwait to the east, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest, and Syria to Syria. West. The capital, and largest city, is Baghdad. Iraq is home to a number of ethnic groups, including Arabs, Kurds, Assyrians, Turkmens, Shabakis, Yazidis, Armenians, Mandis, Sarsisis, Sabians, and Golias. About 99% of the country’s 38 million citizens are Muslims, there is also a small minority of Christians, Yarsans, Yazidis, and Mandis. The official languages of Iraq are Arabic and Kurdish.