Kuwait

Kuwait is a monarchy at the Persian Gulf, bordering and . As many of its neighbours, Kuwait has achieved wealth from its oil reserves.

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is the capital and largest city of Kuwait. Photo: general-totti, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Hawally is the capital of the Governorate, a district in the State of Kuwait, about 6 km south of . Photo: Kuwaitsoccer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Kuwait

Latitude of center
29.315° or 29° 18' 54" north
Longitude of center
47.69° or 47° 41' 24" east
Population
3,400,000
Elevation
79 metres (259 feet)
Capital
Area
17,820 km² (6880 miles²)
Currency
Dinar (KWD)
Phone code
965
Internet domain
.kw
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424313936
Geo­Names ID
285570
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Lekwit
  • Achinese: Kuwait
  • Adyghe: Кувейт
  • Afar: Kuveyt
  • Afrikaans: Koeweit
  • Akan: Kuwete
  • Albanian: Kuvajt
  • Albanian: Kuvajti
  • Amharic: ኩዌት
  • Amharic: ክዌት
  • Arabic: Kuwait
  • Arabic: الكويت
  • Arabic: دولة الكويت
  • Arabic: دَوْلَة اَلْكُوَيْت
  • Aragonese: Kuwait
  • Armenian: Քուէյթ
  • Armenian: Քուվեյթ
  • Arpitan: Koveyit
  • Assamese: কুৱেইট
  • Asturian: Kuwait
  • Awadhi: कुवेत
  • Azerbaijani: Kuveyt
  • Azerbaijani: Küveyt
  • Bambara: Kowɛti
  • Bashkir: Күвейт
  • Basque: Kuwait
  • Bavarian: Kuwait
  • Belarusian: Кувейт
  • Belarusian: Кувэйт
  • Bengali: কুয়েত
  • Bhojpuri: कुवैत
  • Bishnupriya: কুয়েত
  • Bosnian: Kuvajt
  • Breton: Koweit
  • Buginese: Kuwait
  • Bulgarian: Кувейт
  • Burmese: ကူဝိတ်
  • Burmese: ကူဝိတ်နိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Kuwait
  • Cebuano: Kuwait
  • Central Bikol: Kuwait
  • Central Kurdish: کووەیت
  • Chavacano: Kuwait
  • Chechen: Кувайт
  • Chechen: Кувейт
  • Chinese: Kuwait
  • Chinese: Kēwēitè
  • Chinese: 科威特
  • Chuvash: Кувейт
  • Cornish: Koweyt
  • Crimean Tatar: Küveyt
  • Croatian: Kuvajt
  • Czech: Kuvajt
  • Danish: Kuwait
  • Dhivehi: ކުވެއިތު
  • Dimli (individual language): Kuweyt
  • Dotyali: कुवेत
  • Dutch: KW
  • Dutch: KWT
  • Dutch: Koeweit
  • Dzongkha: ཀུ་ཝེཊ
  • Dzongkha: ཀུ་ཝེཊ་
  • Eastern Mari: Кувейт
  • Egyptian Arabic: الكويت
  • English: KUW
  • English: State of Kuwait
  • English: kw
  • English: 🇰🇼
  • Esperanto: KW
  • Esperanto: Kuvajto
  • Esperanto: Ŝtato Kuvajto
  • Estonian: Kuveidi Riik
  • Estonian: Kuveit
  • Ewe: Kuwait nutome
  • Extremaduran: Kuwait
  • Faroese: Kuvait
  • Faroese: Kuveit
  • Fiji Hindi: Kuwait
  • Finnish: Kuwait
  • Finnish: Kuwaitin valtio
  • French: KW
  • French: Koweit (état)
  • French: Koweït
  • French: Kuwait
  • French: l’État du Koweït
  • Fulah: Kuwayti
  • Fulah: Kuweyti
  • Gagauz: Kuveyt
  • Galician: Kuwait - الكويت
  • Galician: Kuwait
  • Ganda: Kuweti
  • Georgian: კუვეიტი
  • Georgian: ქუვეითი
  • German: Kuwait
  • Goan Konkani: Kuwait
  • Goan Konkani: कुवेत
  • Greek: Κουβέιτ
  • Guarani: Kuáite
  • Guianese Creole French: Kowèyt
  • Gujarati: કુવૈત
  • Haitian: Kowet
  • Hakka Chinese: Kuwait
  • Hausa: Kuete
  • Hausa: Kuwait
  • Hausa: Kuwaiti
  • Hausa: Kwiyat
  • Hawaiian: Kuete
  • Hebrew: כוויית
  • Hebrew: כווית
  • Hindi: कुवैत
  • Hungarian: Kuvait
  • Hungarian: Kuvaiti Állam
  • Hungarian: Kuwait
  • Icelandic: Kúveit
  • Ido: Kuwait
  • Iloko: Kuwait
  • Inari Sami: Kuwait
  • Inari Sami: Kuwait staatâ
  • Indonesian: Kuwait
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Kuwait
  • Interlingue: Kuwait
  • Irish: Cuáit
  • Italian: Kuwait
  • Jamaican Creole English: Kuwiet
  • Japanese: クウェイト
  • Japanese: クウェート
  • Japanese: クウェート国
  • Javanese: Kuwait
  • Kabardian: Кувейт
  • Kabiyè: Kowɛtɩ
  • Kabyle: Lekwit
  • Kalaallisut: Kuwait
  • Kalmyk: Кувейтин Нутг
  • Kalmyk: Кувейтин Нутуг
  • Kannada: ಕುವೈತ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Kuvayt
  • Kashubian: Kùwejt
  • Kazakh: Кувейт
  • Kazakh: Кувейт елі
  • Khmer: គុយវ៉ែត
  • Kikuyu: Kuwait
  • Kikuyu: Kuwaiti
  • Kinyarwanda: Koweti
  • Kirghiz: Кувейт
  • Komi: Кувейт
  • Kongo: Kuwait
  • Korean: 쿠웨이트
  • Kurdish: Kuweyt
  • Kurdish: کوەیت
  • Lao: Kuwait
  • Lao: ຄູເວດ
  • Latin: Cuvaitum
  • Latvian: Kuveita
  • Lezghian: Кувейт
  • Ligurian: Kuwait
  • Limburgan: Koeweit
  • Lingala: Koweit
  • Lingala: Koweti
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Cuait
  • Literary Chinese: 科威特
  • Lithuanian: Kuveitas
  • Livvi: Kuveit
  • Lojban: ku,uait
  • Lombard: Kuwait
  • Low German: Kuwait
  • Lower Sorbian: Kuwait
  • Luba-Katanga: Koweti
  • Luxembourgish: Kuwait
  • Macedonian: Кувајт
  • Madurese: Kuwait
  • Maithili: कुवैत
  • Malagasy: Koety
  • Malagasy: Kôeity
  • Malay: Kuwait
  • Malayalam: കുവൈറ്റ്
  • Malayalam: കുവൈറ്റ്‌
  • Maltese: Kuwajt
  • Maltese: l-Istat tal-Kuwajt
  • Manx: Yn Choowait
  • Marathi: कुवेत
  • Marathi: कुवैत
  • Mazanderani: کوویت
  • Mazanderani: کویت
  • Min Dong Chinese: Kuwait
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kuwait
  • Minangkabau: Kuwait
  • Mingrelian: ქუვეითი
  • Mongolian: Кувейт
  • Moroccan Arabic: لكويت
  • Nauru: Kuwait
  • Nepali: कुवेत
  • Newari: कुवेत
  • North Ndebele: Khuweiti
  • Northern Frisian: Kuwait
  • Northern Luri: ولات کویت
  • Northern Sami: Kuwait
  • Northern Sami: Kuwaita stáhta
  • Northern Sami: Kuwait stáhta
  • Norwegian: Kuwait
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kuwait
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Staten Kuwait
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kuwait
  • Novial: Kuwayt
  • Occitan (post 1500): Kowait
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܟܘܘܝܬ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Cuwait
  • Oriya: କୁଏତ
  • Oriya: କୁଏତ୍
  • Oromo: Kuweet
  • Ossetian: Кувейт
  • Pali: कुवैत
  • Pampanga: Kuwait
  • Panjabi: ਕੁਵੈਤ
  • Papiamento: Kuwait
  • Persian: کویت
  • Piemontese: Kuwait
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Kyuuwait
  • Polish: Kuwejt
  • Portuguese: Covaite
  • Portuguese: Cuvaite
  • Portuguese: Estado do Kuwait
  • Portuguese: Koweit
  • Portuguese: Kuaite
  • Portuguese: Kuwait
  • Portuguese: Kuweit
  • Pushto: کویټ
  • Pushto: کوېټ
  • Quechua: Kuwait
  • Romanian: Kuweit
  • Romansh: Kuwait
  • Rundi: Koweti
  • Russia Buriat: Кувейт
  • Russian: Государство Кувейт
  • Russian: Кувейт
  • Sakizaya: Kuwait
  • Samogitian: Kovėits
  • Sango: Köwêti
  • Sanskrit: कुवैत
  • Santali: ᱠᱩᱭᱮᱛ
  • Sardinian: Kuwait
  • Scots: Kuwait
  • Scottish Gaelic: Cubhait
  • Serbian: Kuvajt
  • Serbian: Кувајт
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kuvajt
  • Shan: မိူင်းၶူႇဝဵတ်ႈ
  • Shona: Kuwait
  • Sicilian: Kuwait
  • Silesian: Kuwejt
  • Sindhi: ڪويت
  • Sinhala: කුවේටය
  • Sinhala: කුවේට් රාජ්‍යය
  • Skolt Sami: Kuwaait riikk
  • Skolt Sami: Kuwaait valdia
  • Skolt Sami: Kuwaitt
  • Slovak: Kuvajt
  • Slovenian: Kuvajt
  • Somali: Kuwayt
  • South Azerbaijani: کووئیت
  • Spanish: Estado de Kuwait
  • Spanish: Kuwait
  • Sundanese: Kuwait
  • Swahili: Kuwait
  • Swahili: Kuwaiti
  • Swati: IKhuwathi
  • Swedish: Kuwait
  • Swedish: Staten Kuwait
  • Swiss German: Kuwait
  • Tagalog: Kuwait
  • Tajik: Кувайт
  • Tajik: Қувайт
  • Tamil: குவேட்
  • Tamil: குவைத்
  • Tamil: குவைத்து
  • Tatar: Күвәйт
  • Telugu: కువైట్
  • Tetum: Kuwait
  • Thai: คูเวต
  • Thai: ประเทศคูเวต
  • Tibetan: ཀུ་ཝེད་རྒྱལ་ཁབ།
  • Tibetan: ཁུ་ཝི་ཐི།
  • Tigrinya: ክዌት
  • Tok Pisin: Kuwait
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Kueiti
  • Tosk Albanian: Kuwait
  • Tumbuka: Kuwait
  • Tunisian Arabic: الكويت
  • Turkish: Kuveyt
  • Turkmen: Kuweýt
  • Udmurt: Кувейт
  • Uighur: كۇۋەيت
  • Ukrainian: Кувейт
  • Upper Sorbian: Kuwait
  • Urdu: کویت
  • Uzbek: Kuvayt
  • Uzbek: Quvayt
  • Veps: Kuveit
  • Vietnamese: Cô-oét
  • Vietnamese: Kuwait
  • Volapük: Kovätän
  • Võro: Kuveit
  • Waray (Philippines): Kuwait
  • Welsh: Ciwait
  • Welsh: Cowait
  • Welsh: Coweit
  • Welsh: Kuwait
  • Western Armenian: Քուէյթ
  • Western Balochi: کویت
  • Western Frisian: Koeweit
  • Western Frisian: Kûweit
  • Western Panjabi: کویت
  • Wolof: Kowet
  • Wu Chinese: 科威特
  • Yakut: Кувейт
  • Yiddish: קואווייט
  • Yoruba: Kuwaiti
  • Yoruba: Kùwéìtì
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Kuweti
  • Yue Chinese: 科威特
  • Zeeuws: Koeweit
  • Zhuang: Kuwait
  • Zulu: i-Kuwait
  • Al Kuwait
  • Al Kuwayt
  • Al Kuweit
  • Cuhuait
  • Dawlat al-Kuwait
  • Dawlat al Kuwayt
  • Dowlat al Kuwait
  • Shaikhdom of Kuwait
  • Sheikhdom of Kuwait

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