Abu Hanifah Masjid in Baghdad, capital of Iraq
The Abu Hanifah Masjid is the most prominent masjid in Baghdad. The masjid is built in the typical Islamic architecture and is one of the oldest masaajid in the city. The structure has been built around the tomb of Abū Ḥanīfah an-Nuʿmān, the founder of the Hanafi School of jurisprudence.
ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Baghdad
Iraq is bounded by Iran, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Spanning an area of 437,072 km2 , Iraq mainly consists of deserts and mostly composed of mountains in the north of the country.
A population of close to 30.3 Million. Muslims account for about 97% of the population.
Hot and subtropical. In most parts of the country summer temperatures average above 40 °C (104 °F) and winter temperatures ranges between 15 °C to 19 °C (59 °F to 66.2 °F).
Arabic and Kurdish are the two official languages. Syriac and Azeri are widely used as well.
GMT+3 hrs throughout the year
Government: 8 AM to 2 PM
General: 8 AM to 5 PM
(Saturday to Wednesday are the working days of the week. Thursday & Friday are considered as weekends)
National Day: October 3rd
May Day: May 1st
Republic Day: July 14th
Christmas Day: December 25th
Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar):
Islamic New Year
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Police/ Emergencies: 104/122