Kuwait City

Kuwait City is the capital and largest city of . Located at the heart of the country on the south shore of on the , it is the political, cultural and economical centre of the emirate, containing Kuwait's National Assembly, most government offices, the headquarters of most Kuwaiti corporations and banks.
Photo: Deepak, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The are a group of three slender towers in Kuwait City, standing on a promontory into the . Photo: Tazz M, CC BY 2.0.

Museum
The is the national museum of , located in Kuwait City. Photo: Kuwaitsoccer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
is a palace in Kuwait City, . Located opposite the Grand Mosque, one of 's best-known features is the watch tower, covered in blue tiles and with a roof plated in pure gold. Photo: xiquinhosilva, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Hospital
The is a located in the Kuwait City and it serves an estimated 400,000 patients per year.

Localities in the Area

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

Suburb
Abdulla Al-Salem is one of the first founded suburbs of Kuwait City.

Kuwait City

Latitude
29.3797° or 29° 22' 47" north
Longitude
47.9736° or 47° 58' 24.8" east
Population
637,000
IATA airport code
KWI
United Nations Location Code
KW KWI
Elevation
16 metres (52 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 544060405
Geo­Names ID
285787
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Lekwit
  • Achinese: Al-Kuwait
  • Adyghe: Эль-Кувейт
  • Afar: Al-Kuveyt
  • Afrikaans: Koeweit
  • Afrikaans: Kuwait
  • Afrikaans: Kuweit
  • Albanian: Kuvajti
  • Amharic: ኩዌት ከተማ
  • Arabic: Syudad han Kuwait
  • Arabic: الكويت
  • Arabic: الكويت العاصمة
  • Arabic: اَلْكُوَيْت
  • Arabic: كويت
  • Arabic: مدينة الكويت
  • Arabic: مدينه الكويت
  • Armenian: Ալ-Քուվեյթ
  • Armenian: Էլ-Քուվեյթ
  • Armenian: Էլ Քուվեյթ
  • Armenian: Քուվեյթ
  • Arpitan: Koveyit
  • Asturian: Ciudá de Kuwait
  • Azerbaijani: Küveyt
  • Azerbaijani: Küveyt şəhəri
  • Azerbaijani: Əl-Küveyt
  • Bashkir: Әл-Күвәйт
  • Basque: Kuwait
  • Basque: Kuwait Hiria
  • Belarusian: Кувейт
  • Belarusian: Кувэйт
  • Belarusian: Эль-Кувейт
  • Bengali: কুয়েত শহর
  • Bengali: কুয়েত সিটি
  • Bosnian: Kuvajt
  • Breton: Koweit
  • Breton: Kêr-Goweit
  • Breton: Kêr Goweit
  • Bulgarian: Кувейт
  • Catalan: Al-Kuwait
  • Catalan: Al Kuwait
  • Catalan: Ciutat de Kuwait
  • Catalan: Kuwait
  • Cebuano: Kuwait City
  • Central Bikol: Syudad nin Kuwait
  • Central Kurdish: شاری کووەیت
  • Central Kurdish: کووەیت
  • Chechen: Кувейт
  • Chinese: Kuwait Chhī
  • Chinese: 科威特城
  • Chinese: 科威特市
  • Croatian: Al Kuwait
  • Croatian: Al Kuwayt
  • Croatian: Kuvajt
  • Croatian: Kuwait
  • Czech: Kuvajt
  • Czech: Kuwait City
  • Danish: Kuwait
  • Danish: Kuwait City
  • Dotyali: कुवेत सिटी
  • Dutch: Koeweit-stad
  • Dutch: Koeweit
  • Dutch: Kuwait City
  • Eastern Mari: Кувейт
  • Egyptian Arabic: مدينه الكويت
  • English: Al Kuwait
  • English: Kuwait
  • Esperanto: Kuvaito
  • Esperanto: Kuvajt-urbo
  • Esperanto: Kuvajto
  • Esperanto: Kuvajturbo
  • Estonian: Al-Kuwayt
  • Fiji Hindi: Kuwait City
  • Finnish: Kuwait
  • Finnish: Kuwait City
  • French: Koweit
  • French: Koweit City
  • French: Koweït
  • French: Koweït City
  • French: Kuwait City
  • French: Ville de Koweït
  • Galician: Al-Kuwait
  • Galician: Al Kuwait
  • Galician: Cidade de Kuwait
  • Galician: Kuwait
  • Galician: Madīnat al-Kūwait
  • Galician: مدينة الكويت
  • Georgian: ელ-ქუვეითი
  • Georgian: ქუვეითი
  • German: Kuwait
  • German: Kuwait-Stadt
  • German: Kuwait City
  • German: Kuweit-Stadt
  • Greek: Κουβέιτ
  • Greek: Πόλη του Κουβέιτ
  • Guarani: Táva Kuáite
  • Gujarati: કુવૈત
  • Gujarati: કુવૈત શહેર
  • Haitian: Kowèt
  • Hakka Chinese: Kuwait Sṳ
  • Hausa: Kuwait Sṳ
  • Hausa: Kuwaiti (birni)
  • Hausa: Kuwaiti
  • Hebrew: כווית סיטי
  • Hindi: कुवैत नगर
  • Hindi: कुवैत सिटी
  • Hungarian: Kuvaitváros
  • Icelandic: Kúveitborg
  • Ido: Kuwait-Urbo
  • Iloko: Siudad ti Kuwait
  • Indonesian: Kota Kuwait
  • Indonesian: Kuwait City
  • Indonesian: Madinatul Kuwait
  • Irish: Cathair Chuáit
  • Italian: Al-Kuwait
  • Italian: Al Kuwait
  • Italian: Città del Kuwait
  • Italian: Madinat al-Kuwait
  • Japanese: クウェイト市
  • Japanese: クウェートシティ
  • Japanese: クウェート市
  • Javanese: Kuwait City
  • Kabyle: Lekwit
  • Kalaallisut: Kuwait Illoqarfik
  • Kannada: ಕುವೈತ್ ನಗರ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Al-Quwayt
  • Kazakh: Кувейт
  • Kazakh: Эль-Кувейт
  • Kirghiz: Кувейт
  • Kirghiz: Эл-Кувейт
  • Kongo: Mbanza ya Kuwait
  • Korean: 쿠웨이트
  • Korean: 쿠웨이트 시
  • Korean: 쿠웨이트 시티
  • Korean: 쿠웨이트시티
  • Lao: Siudad ti Kuwait
  • Latin: Cuvaitum
  • Latvian: Kuveita
  • Ligurian: Çitæ do Kuwait
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Cuait
  • Lithuanian: Al Kuveitas
  • Lithuanian: Kuveitas
  • Livvi: El-Kuveit
  • Lombard: Cità del Kuwait
  • Lombard: Kuwait City
  • Lombard: Sità del Kuwait
  • Luxembourgish: Kuwait City
  • Macedonian: Кувајт
  • Maithili: कुवैत सिटी
  • Malagasy: Kuwait City
  • Malay: Bandar Kuwait
  • Malay: Bandaraya Kuwait
  • Malay: Kota Kuwait
  • Malay: Kuwait City
  • Malayalam: കുവൈറ്റ് സിറ്റി
  • Marathi: कुवेत शहर
  • Marathi: कुवैत शहर
  • Mazanderani: الکویت
  • Min Dong Chinese: Kuwait Chê
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kuwait-chhī
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kuwait Chhī
  • Mingrelian: ელ-ქუვეითი
  • Mongolian: Кувейт
  • Mongolian: Кувейт хот
  • Moroccan Arabic: لكويت
  • Nepali: कुवेत सहर
  • Nepali: कुवैत सिटी
  • Northern Frisian: Kuwait-Steed
  • Northern Luri: شٱر کوئاٛت
  • Northern Luri: کویت
  • Norwegian: Kuwait
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kuwait
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kuwait City
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kuwait by
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kuwait by
  • Novial: Kuwayt Urbe
  • Occitan (post 1500): Kowait
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܟܘܘܝܬ
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܟܘܝܬ
  • Ossetian: Кувейт
  • Ossetian: Эль-Кувейт
  • Panjabi: ਕੁਵੈਤ ਸ਼ਹਿਰ
  • Papiamento: Kuwait City
  • Persian: الکویت (شهر)
  • Persian: شهر کویت
  • Persian: کویت
  • Persian: کویت‌شهر
  • Piemontese: Sità dël Kuwait
  • Polish: Kuwejt
  • Portuguese: Cidade do Kuwait
  • Portuguese: Couaite
  • Portuguese: Cuaite
  • Portuguese: Kuwait
  • Portuguese: Quaite
  • Romanian: Kuwait City
  • Romanian: Kuweit
  • Russia Buriat: Эль-Кувейт
  • Russian: Кувейт
  • Russian: Эль-Кувейт
  • Samogitian: Kovėits
  • Sardinian: Al Kuwait
  • Scots: Kuwait Ceety
  • Scottish Gaelic: Cubhait
  • Scottish Gaelic: Kuwait City
  • Serbian: Kuvajt
  • Serbian: Град Кувајт
  • Serbian: Кувајт
  • Serbian: Кувајт Сити
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kuvajt
  • Shona: Kuwait City
  • Silesian: Kuwejt (mjasto)
  • Silesian: Kuwejt
  • Sinhala: කුවේට් නගරය
  • Slovak: Kuvajt
  • Slovak: Kuwait City
  • Slovenian: Kuvajt
  • Somali: Magaalada Kuwayt
  • South Azerbaijani: کووئیت
  • South Azerbaijani: کویت
  • Spanish: Al-Kuwait
  • Spanish: Al Kuwait
  • Spanish: Ciudad de Kuwait
  • Spanish: Kuwait
  • Spanish: Kuwait City
  • Swahili: Jiji la Kuwait
  • Swahili: Kuwait City
  • Swedish: Kuwait
  • Swedish: Kuwait City
  • Swedish: Kuwait Stad (huvudstaden i Kuwait)
  • Swedish: Kuwait Stad
  • Swedish: Madinat al-Kuwayt
  • Swedish: Madīnat al-Kuwayt
  • Swedish: مدينة الكويت
  • Tagalog: Lungsod Kuwait
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Kuwait
  • Tajik: Ал-Кувейт
  • Tajik: Кувайт
  • Tajik: Қувайт
  • Tamil: குவைட் நகரம்
  • Tamil: குவைத் நகரம்
  • Telugu: కువైట్
  • Telugu: కువైట్ నగరం
  • Thai: Kuwait City
  • Thai: กรุงคูเวตซิตี
  • Thai: คูเวต ซิตี
  • Thai: คูเวตซิตี
  • Tibetan: ཁུ་ཝི་ཐི།
  • Turkish: Kuveyt
  • Turkish: Kuveyt City
  • Turkish: Kuveyt Şehri
  • Turkmen: El Kuweýt
  • Udmurt: Эль-Кувейт
  • Uighur: كۇۋائىت شەھىرى
  • Ukrainian: Ель-Кувейт
  • Ukrainian: Кувейт
  • Urdu: کویت سٹی
  • Urdu: کویت شہر
  • Urdu: کویت کا دارالحکومت
  • Uzbek: Al-Quvayt
  • Veps: El' Kuveit
  • Vietnamese: Thành phố Kuwait
  • Volapük: Kuväyt
  • Võro: Al-Kuwayt
  • Waray (Philippines): Kuwait City
  • Waray (Philippines): Syudad han Kuwait
  • Welsh: Dinas Coweit
  • Welsh: Dinas Kuwait
  • Western Armenian: Մայրաքաղաք Քուէյթ
  • Western Frisian: Koeweit
  • Western Panjabi: کویت شہر
  • Wu Chinese: 科威特城
  • Yoruba: Kuwait City
  • Yoruba: Ìlú Kuwaiti
  • Yue Chinese: 科威特城
  • Altepetl Cuhuait
  • Kuwayt
  • Madīnat al Kuwayt
  • Āltepētl Cuhuait

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