Is Iraq a part of Africa or Asia?
Iraq is located on the Asian continent. Near Eastern state; it borders A And with Iran, a N with Turkey, a O with Syria and Jordan, a S with Saudi Arabia and the Kuweyt.
The name, Arabic adaptation of the Middle Persian Iraq “Persian”, in the Middle Ages referred only to the country crossed by the two rivers Tigris and Euphrates, between Baghdad and the Persian Gulf; while the country north of this, ancient Mesopotamia, was called by the Arabs al-Jazra “the island”. In the 9th century., as the Seljuks expanded their domination between Mesopotamia and Persia, the name I. was also given to the Media (and from here derives the name ‘IrqQ ‘agiam Ag “Persian Iraq” to distinguish it from ‘Ir .Q al-‘Arab. Since 1920, when the present-day Iraqi State was established, assigned as a mandate by the League of Nations to Great Britain, the name of I. was extended to the valley of the two great rivers, south of the Anatolian mountains.
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