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Kuwait

Constitutional monarchy
independent since 1961

Region:

Middle East

Surface:

17,820 km²

Local name:

Al-Kuwayt

Capital:

Kuwait city


geography

Kuwait is a country on the Arabian Peninsula directly on the Persian Gulf. The land has a total area of ​​17,820 km² and a total coastline of 499 km. This land mass is approximately 1.1 times the size of Schleswig Holstein. This makes Kuwait one of the smallest countries in Asia and 158th worldwide in terms of area. It is comparatively low at an average height of 108 meters above sea level.

There are 9 islands in the country. There are direct national borders with the 2 neighboring countries Iraq and Saudi Arabia. The distance between Berlin and the capital Kuwait City is approximately 3,820 km.

Current time in Kuwait:

00:00

May 2021


The countrywide Arabia Standard Time (AST) applies in Kuwait. Unlike in Germany, however, there is no summer time here. So there is a time difference of 2 hours in winter. In summer, however, the time difference is 1 hour.
Sunrise + sunset
The currency in Kuwait is the Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD).
1 dinar is divided into 1000 fils.
Status: May 18, 2021

1 euro = 0.37 dinars
1 dinar = 2.73 euros

The climate in Kuwait

In Kuwait there is a subtropical climate, so it is much drier and warmer than here. In return, there are heavy showers only in a few wetter months per year. The average maximum daily temperatures are between 20 and 47 degrees, depending on the season. In the colder months, depending on the region, the temperature drops to up to 8 ° C in the monthly mean.

Average day and night temperatures


languages

National language:

Arabic


mother tonguedistribution
›Arabic78,1 %
Others21,9 %

Religions

directiondistribution
Christians16,0%
Hinduists8,3%
Wahhabis2,2%
other Muslims71,0%
other2,5%

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economy


According to the definition of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kuwait is one of the developing countries due to its economic performance. With an HDI (Human Development Index) of 0.806, Kuwait is one of the most highly developed economies according to the UN definition. However, the IMF does not share this classification. Taking into account purchasing power parity, it is one of the 30 richest countries in the world.

Land use

22% urban areas:3,942 km²
8% agriculture:1,493 km²
0% forests:62 km²
69% other areas:12,322 km²

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traffic

Road network:5,749 km
Commercial ports:154
›Airports:7

The main cities





Political indicators

(Based on the World Bank's "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project)


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Freedom of speech:

Death penalty:constitutionally allowed



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