: محافظة بغداد
), also known as the Baghdad Province
, is the capital governorate
. It includes the capital Baghdad
as well as the surrounding metropolitan area
. The governorate is the smallest of the 19 provinces of Iraq but the most populous.
The postal code from 10025 to 10043 for Baghdad government was missed, also some important districts aren’t found.
Baghdad Governorate is one of the most developed parts of Iraq, with better infrastructure than much of Iraq, though heavily damaged from the US-led invasion in 2003 and continuing violence during the Iraq War
. It used to have one of the highest rates for terrorism in the world with suicide bombers, however terrorist attacks have been rare since the territorial defeat of ISIL
in Iraq in late 2017.
Baghdad has at least 12 bridges spanning the Tigris
river - joining the east and west of the city. The governorate's northeast includes multiple Mesopotamian Marshes
The Sadr City
district is the most densely populated area in Iraq.
Baghdad is governed by the Baghdad Provincial Council. Representatives to the Baghdad Provincial Council were elected by their peers from the lower councils of the administrative districts in Baghdad
in numbers proportional to the population of the various districts that were represented.
- Governor: Atwan Al Atwani
- Provincial Council Chairman (PCC): Riyadh Al Adhadh
- ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
- ^ "Gunmen open fire at Baghdad's new governor's house". thebaghdadpost.com. Retrieved 2018-01-01.
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