Natural Resources in Iraq

Natural Resources in Iraq Last updated on Tuesday 20th April 2010

The natural resources of Iraq are primarily mineral; the country is well rich with petroleum and natural gas. It has also large quantities of water, supplied by the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Along and between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers are areas of rich soil. About 50% of the land is arable. There are small deposits of coal, salt, sulfur and gypsum.

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