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Iraq, Governorate 1997 [Level 1, GIS]

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GEO1_IQ1997 identifies the household's province or governorate within Iraq in 1997. Provinces or governorates are the first level administrative units of the country. A GIS map (in shapefile format), corresponding to GEO1_IQ1997 can be downloaded from the GIS Boundary files page in the IPUMS International web site.

The full set of geography variables for Iraq can be found in the IPUMS International Geography variables list. For cross-national geographic analysis on the first and second major administrative level of any country refer to GEOLEV1, and GEOLEV2. More information on IPUMS-International geography can be found here.

Comparability — General

Missing governorates: The 1997 sample is missing 3 governorates.
These governorates are:

  • Dhok
  • Al-Sulaimaniya
  • Arbil


  • All households


  • Iraq: 1997