Flag of Kuwait

Flag of Kuwait

  • Officially ยป State of Kuwait
  • Capital ยป Kuwait City


  • Population ยป 4.5 million
    • 1.3 million are Kuwaitis and 3.2 million areย foreign nationals
  • Language ยป Arabic
  • Religion ยป Islam
  • Life expectancy ยป 74 years (men), 76 years (women)
  • Currency ยป Dinar


  • Area ยป 17,818 sq km (6,880 sq miles)
  • Located in the Middle East, on the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf,
  • Bordering Iraq to the north, and Saudi Arabia to the south.
  • Kuwait has a coastal length of approximately 499 km ย (310ย mi)
Map of Kuwait (Source ยป France)

Map of Kuwait (Source ยป France)



  • Kuwait is an emirate with anย autocraticย political system.
  • An increasing emphasis is being placed on tourism


  • Passports must be valid for at least 6 months
    • Canadians must be in possession of a visa to visit Kuwait.
  • Kuwaiti authorities will deny entry if your passport shows an X in the โ€œsexโ€ field
  • Violent crime towards foreigners is rare


  • Accessible from Saudi Arabia

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