Kuwait
 
 
Parliament
National Constitution

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Population
4,136,528 Source
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Welcome to Kuwait

Flag Description
Three equal horizontal bands of green (top), white, and red with a black trapezoid based on the hoist side; colors and design are based on the Arab Revolt flag of World War I; green represents fertile fields, white stands for purity, red denotes blood on Kuwaiti swords, black signifies the defeat of the enemy

Independence / Republic Days
Independence from the United Kingdom 19 June 1961

Capital
Kuwait City

Calling code
965

Currency
Kuwaiti dinar (KWD)

Geographic Coordinates
29°22'N 47°58'E

Official languages
Arabic

Location
Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iraq and Saudi Arabia

Geographic coordinates
29 30 N, 45 45 E

Map references
Middle East

Area
total: 17,818 sq km
country comparison to the world: 158
land: 17,818 sq km
water: 0 sq km

Area - comparative
slightly smaller than New Jersey

Coastline
499 km

Maritime claims
territorial sea: 12 nm

Elevation extremes
lowest point: Persian Gulf 0 m
highest point: unnamed elevation 306 m

Nationality
noun: Kuwaiti(s)
adjective: Kuwaiti

Languages
Arabic (official), English widely spoken

National symbol(s)
golden falcon

National anthem
name: "Al-Nasheed Al-Watani" (National Anthem)

National Anthem lyrics/music
Ahmad MUSHARI al-Adwani/Ibrahim Nasir al-SOULA
note: adopted 1978; the anthem is only used on formal occasions

Budget
revenues: $114.1 billion
expenditures: $61.81 billion (2013 est.)

Taxes and other revenues
63.6% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 3

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