Pomegranate is one of the commercially important fruit crops of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). The KRI is one of the world’s largest producer of pomegranates. Halabja is very well-known for its high-quality pomegranates.
Pomegranate production has increased rapidly in the last decade. Kurdistan’s total pomegranate production has increased to 29,338 tons in 2018 from 9,708 tons in 2008.