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Iraq Elevation Map

Iraq has a diverse landscape, encompassing vast deserts and expansive plateaus along with fertile regions surrounding the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.


The Zagros Mountains which run from the northwest to the southeast across the country have significant elevation changes, creating a rugged topography. This area includes several peaks over 3000 meters and a maximum elevation of 3,611 meters.


The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers flow across the country's center from the northwest to the southeast, shaping the landscape with their valleys and flood plains.

Additionally, there are several other smaller mountain ranges and hills scattered throughout the country, providing a diverse range of topographical features.

Highest point

The highest point in Iraq is Cheekha Dar, a peak in the Zagros mountain range that has an elevation of 3,611 meters.

Lowest point

The lowest point in Iraq is the Arabian Gulf, which has an elevation of 0 meters.

Similar landscape

Iraq shares a similar topographical style with neighboring countries such as Syria, Iran, and Turkey. However, the specific details of the landscape vary between countries.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Iraq and their elevation above sea level.