Kuwait

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Coordinates: 29°30′N 45°45′E / 29.500°N 45.750°E / 29.500; 45.750

Kuwait

  • دولة الكويت (Arabic)
  • Dawlat al-Kuwait
Anthem
Location o  Kuwait  (green)
Location o  Kuwait  (green)
Caipital
and largest city
Kuwait Ceety
29°22′N 47°58′E / 29.367°N 47.967°E / 29.367; 47.967
Offeecial leidsArabic
Ethnic groups
Releegion
Islam
Demonym(s)Kuwaiti
GovrenmentUnitar constitutional monarchy[1]
• Emir
Sabah Ahmad al-Sabah
Nawaf Ahmad al-Sabah
Marzouq Al-Ghanim
Jaber Mubarak al-Sabah
LegislaturNational Assembly
Establishment
Aurie
• Total
17,820 km2 (6,880 sq mi) (157th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2016 estimate
4,348,395 (140t)
• 2005 census
2,213,403[2]
• Density
200.2/km2 (518.5/sq mi) (61st)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$317.068 billion[3] (52nt)
• Per capita
$73,017[3] (5t)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Tot
$161.885 billion[3] (55t)
• Per capita
$37,280[3] (23rd)
HDI (2014)Steady 0.816[4]
verra heich · 48th
CurrencyKuwaiti dinar (KWD)
Time zoneUTC+3 (AST)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy (CE)
Drivin sideright
Cawin code+965
ISO 3166 codeKW
Internet TLD.kw
Wabsteid
www.e.gov.kw
  1. Nominal succession within the Hoose o Sabah.
  2. Emirate

The State o Kuwait (دولة الكويت, dawlat al-kuwayt) is a Muslim kintra ben the Middle East. It is a kinrick led bi the Sabah ryal faimily, cried the Hoose o Al Sabah an aw.

The caiptial an muckle maist ceety is Kuwait Ceety.

Maist fowk spik the Arabic leid. Mony fowk frae ither kintras wark in Kuwait.

It haes a population o ower 2,500,000 fowk.

Kuwait is bound bi Saudi Arabie tae the sooth an Iraq tae the north.

The siller, or currency is the Kuwaiti Dinar.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Kuwait". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. 10 April 2015.
  2. "Population of Kuwait". Kuwait Government Online. 2013. Archived frae the oreeginal on 17 January 2013. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "IMF Report for Selected Countries and Subjects : Kuwait". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  4. "2015 Human Development Report Summary" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2015. p. 12. Retrieved 14 December 2015.