Farwaniya Governorate

Farwaniya Governorate (Arabic: محافظة الفروانية Muḥāfaẓat al-Farwānīyah) is the most populous of the six governorates of Kuwait, in terms of a total number of residents. It is Kuwait City's main residential area and also forms an important part of Kuwait's commercial activities. The Governor is Faisal H. M. Al-Sabah as of May 2014. Al Farwaniyah consists of the following districts:[2]

Farwaniya Governorate
محافظة الفروانية
Map of Kuwait with Al Farwaniyah highlighted
Map of Kuwait with Al Farwaniyah highlighted
Coordinates (Al Farwaniyah): 29°16′37″N 47°57′32″E / 29.277°N 47.959°E / 29.277; 47.959Coordinates: 29°16′37″N 47°57′32″E / 29.277°N 47.959°E / 29.277; 47.959
Country Kuwait
Districts16
Area
 • Total190 km2 (70 sq mi)
Population
 (December 2019)[1]
 • Total1,245,502
 • Density6,600/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+03 (EAT)
ISO 3166 codeKW-FA

Farwaniya GovernorateEdit

Areas of Farwaniya Governorate
English Arabic Population (2011)[3]
Abdullah Al-Mubarak عبدالله المبارك 61,441
Airport District منطقة المطار 29
Andalous الأندلس 42,325
Ardiya العارضية 47,928
Ardiya Herafiya العارضية حرفية 42,173
Ardiya Industrial Area العارضية المنطقة الصناعية 203
Ashbelya اشبيلية 21,848
Dhajeej الضجيج 99
Farwaniya الفروانية 136,260
Fordous الفردوس 52,173
Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh جليب الشيوخ 227,980
Khaitan خيطان 109,901
Omariya العمرية 17,373
Rabiya الرابية 18,620
Al-Rai الري 1,054
Al-Riggae الرقعي 24,820
Rihab الرحاب 15,682
Sabah Al-Nasser صباح الناصر 38,507
Sabaq Al Hajan سباق الهجن 2,218
Total population (2011) 818,571

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ هيئة المعلومات المدنية - مناطق محافظة الفروانية Archived 2017-12-19 at the Wayback Machine (Arabic)
  2. ^ Kuwait Map
  3. ^ "Geoportal for Kuwait Census 2011". Central Statistical Bureau of Kuwait. Retrieved 26 November 2019.