Name Kuwait, (long
form) State of Kuwait, (Internet form) Q8
City Kuwait City
Languages Arabic (official), English
National Day February 25
Country Dialing Code 965
Electricity Kuwait uses 240
volts AC (50 Hz)
(Capital City) 29 20'
N, 48 00' E
Location Kuwait is in both the northern and eastern
It's positioned in the Middle East, a recognized geographical region of
southwestern Asia. The country is bordered by Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran
and the Persian Gulf.
Zone (UTC +3) Note that UTC is also known as GMT, or
Greenwich Mean Time.
Climate Kuwait is hot and dry
throughout most of the year, with very little rainfall. The brief
winter months do bring some mild cooling.
clean and modern capital city of Kuwait City, Liberation Tower, Kuwait Towers,
Failaka Island and its Bronze Age history, the City of Entertainment (Al-Madina
Al-Tarfihiya), the National Museum and numerous other
310 miles (499 km)
(land) 6,880 sq miles (17,820sq km)
(water) 0 sq miles (0 sq km)
(TOTAL) 6,880 sq miles (17,820 sq km)
Landforms Most of Kuwait is an entirely
flat and dry barren desert of sandy plains. The land (desert)
begins to rise slightly in the southwest, along the border with Saudi
There are no perennial lakes or rivers.