Kuwait Geography and Population

Kuwait – geography Kuwait curves over a major bay southwest of the Euphrates and Tigris’ deltas. The bay is located by ancient trade routes to and from Iraq and the northern part of the Arabian Peninsula. The country stretches 60-100 km from the coast into the desert; the borders of the neighboring states are drawn […]

Kuwait Economy

Kuwait Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data The Kuwaiti economy is dominantly based on the extraction and export of oil and related products, Kuwaiti economic growth is therefore linked to the development of world oil prices. The paralysis of the global economy and fuel consumption as a […]

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Kuwait State Facts

  THE CAPITAL El Kuwait STATE STRUCTURE Constitutional monarchy – emirate INTERNAL DIVISION Kuwait is divided into 6 provinces – governorate (in the singular – governorate), which in turn are divided into districts SQUARE 17,818 km² CLIMATE tropical dry OFFICIAL LANGUAGE Arabic, English is widely spoken CURRENCY Kuwaiti dinar POPULATION 3.2 million NATIONAL COMPOSITION 34% […]