Asia KUWAIT

Published on June 8th, 2014 | by World Flags

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KUWAIT

KUWAIT

Flag and country information –
State of KUWAIT

Area – 17,819 sq km / 6,878 sq ml

Capital – Kuwait

Language – 78% Arabic, 10% Kurdish, 4% Farsi

Currency – Kuwait Dinar

Population – 2,183,161

Life expectancy – 72 (men), 77 (women)

Literacy rate – 77%

Religions – Sunni Muslim, Shi’ite Muslim, Christian

Physical features – hot desert, north east corner of Arabian Peninsula includes the islands of Failaka, Bubiyan and Warba

Ethnic distribution – 42% Kuwaiti, 40% non-Kuwaiti Arab, 5% Indian, 4% Iranian

Exports – oil, chemical fertilizers, shrimps, metal pipes, building materials


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