Kuwait became an independent state in 1961, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Kuwait is 2,646,314 (2012) and the nation has a density of 149 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Kuwait is the Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD). As well, the people of Kuwait are refered to as Kuwaiti.
The dialing code for the country is 965 and the top level internet domain for Kuwaiti sites is .kw.
To learn more, visit our detailed Kuwait section.
|Density||148.5 / km2 ( 384.7 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Kuwait City (Al Asimah)|
|GDP||176,000,000,000 (2013 data)|
|GDP per Capita||66,508 (2013 data)|
|Land Area||17,818 km2 (6,880 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Saudi Arabia, Iraq|
What is the capital of Kuwait?
Kuwait City is the capital city of Kuwait. It has a population of 60,064, and is located on a latitue of 29.37 and longitude of 47.98.
Kuwait City is also the political center of Kuwait, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Kuwait City, the Capital Of Kuwait
|Elevation||16 meters over sea level|
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|#4||Sabah as Salim||139,163|
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