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Geography Statistics of Kuwait

Kuwait's Information

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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
  • Coastline: 310 miles (499 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 6,880 sq miles (17,818 sq km)
    (water) 0 sq miles (0 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 6,880 sq miles (17,818 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: 5 governorates in Kuwait, including: Al Ahmadi, Al Farwaniyah, Al 'Asimah, Al Jahra' and Hawalli
  • Horizontal Width: 56.37 miles (90.71 km) from Al Salemy east to Al Fuhayhil
  • Vertical Length: 77.84 miles (125.27 km) from Abdali south to Al Wafrah

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (2) Iraq, Saudi Arabia
  • Geographic Center: About 16.58 miles (26.68 km) west of Al Jahrah
  • Highest Point: unnamed hill 1,003 ft. (306 m)
  • Lowest Point: Persian Gulf 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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