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The location of Kuwait
An enlargeable map of the State of Kuwait

Kuwait is a sovereign emirate located on the coast of the Persian Gulf in Southwest Asia and the Middle East.[1] Kuwait is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south and Iraq to the north and west. The name of Kuwait is a diminutive of an Arabic word meaning "fortress built near water."[2] It has a population of 4.1 million and an area of 17,818 km². Kuwait is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of government and Kuwait City serves as its political and economic capital.

General referenceEdit

An enlargeable basic map of Kuwait

Geography of KuwaitEdit

An enlargeable topographic map of Kuwait

Geography of Kuwait

  Iraq 240 km
  Saudi Arabia 222 km

Environment of KuwaitEdit

An enlargeable satellite image of Kuwait

Environmental issues in Kuwait

Natural geographic features of KuwaitEdit

Regions of KuwaitEdit

Regions of Kuwait

Ecoregions of KuwaitEdit

List of ecoregions in Kuwait

Administrative divisions of KuwaitEdit

Administrative divisions of Kuwait

Governorates of KuwaitEdit

Governorates of Kuwait

Districts of KuwaitEdit

Districts of Kuwait

Municipalities of KuwaitEdit

Demography of KuwaitEdit

Demographics of Kuwait

Government and politics of KuwaitEdit

Politics of Kuwait

Branches of the government of KuwaitEdit

Government of Kuwait

Executive branch of the government of KuwaitEdit

Legislative branch of the government of KuwaitEdit

Judicial branch of the government of KuwaitEdit

Court system of Kuwait

Foreign relations of KuwaitEdit

Foreign relations of Kuwait

International organization membershipEdit

The State of Kuwait is a member of:[1]

Law and order in KuwaitEdit

Military of KuwaitEdit

Military of Kuwait

Local government in KuwaitEdit

Local government in Kuwait

History of KuwaitEdit

Culture of KuwaitEdit

Economy and infrastructure of KuwaitEdit

Education in KuwaitEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Kuwait". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 2, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009.
  2. ^ Kuwait (History) - the name is a diminutive of an Arabic word meaning fortress built near water

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