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Kuwait's Information

Flag of Kuwait
Land Area 17,818 km2
Total Area 17,818km2 (#152)
Population 2,832,776 (#141)
Population Density 158.98/km2
Government Type Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $301.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $71,300
Currency Dinar (KWD)
Largest Cities
Kuwait Flag:
Flag of Kuwait

The flag of Kuwait was officially adopted on September 7, 1961.

The traditional Pan-Arab colors of black, green, red and white are used on the flag. Black symbolizes defeat of the country's enemies; green symbolizes the fertility of the land; red is symbolic of the enemies' bloodshed, and white represents purity.

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Kuwait Coat of Arms:
Flag of Kuwait

Kuwait's coat of arms (considered an emblem) was adopted in 1962, and is composed of a golden falcon bearing a shield depicting the national flag.

Within the wings of the falcon (a symbol of the Banu Quraish line) is a ship sailing over water with Kuwait's full name written above in Arabic.

This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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