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
Banner o Kuwait
Emblem o Kuwait
Banner Emblem
Anthem: 
Location o  Kuwait  (green)
Location o  Kuwait  (green)
Capital
an lairgest ceety
Kuwait Ceety
29°22′N 47°58′E / 29.367°N 47.967°E / 29.367; 47.967
Offeecial leids Arabic
Ethnic groups
  • 60% Arab (31.3% Kuwaiti, 27.9% ither Arabs)[1]
  • 37.8% Asie
  • 1.9% African
Releegion Islam
Demonym Kuwaiti
Govrenment Unitar constitutional monarchy[1]
• Emir
Sabah Ahmad al-Sabah
Nawaf Ahmad al-Sabah
Marzouq Al-Ghanim
Jaber Mubarak al-Sabah
Legislatur National Assembly
Establishment
• Unthirldom frae the Emirate o Al Hasa
1752
1913
• End o treaties wi the Unitit Kinrick
19 Juin 1961
Aurie
• Tot
17,820 km2 (6,880 sq mi) (157th)
• Watter (%)
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
• Total
$161.885 billion[3] (55t)
• Per capita
$37,280[3] (23rd)
HDI (2014) Steady 0.816[4]
very heich · 48th
Siller Kuwaiti dinar (KWD)
Time zone AST (UTC+3)
Date format dd/mm/yyyy (CE)
Drives on the right
Cawin code +965
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 Aprile 2015. 
  2. "Population of Kuwait". Kuwait Government Online. 2013. Archived frae the original on 17 Januar 2013. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "IMF Report for Selected Countries and Subjects : Kuwait". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 2 Mey 2015. 
  4. "2015 Human Development Report Summary" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2015. p. 12. Retrieved 14 December 2015.