Kuwait - KW

Name Kuwait (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes KW / KWT
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital -
Area 1782
DD coordinates 29.314076 / 47.491749
DMS coordinates 29°18'50.67" N / 47°29'30.30" E
UTM coordinates 38R 741998.88484395 3245360.7599266
Total cities 16
Flag of Kuwait

Kuwait on map

Kuwait is a part of the Asia continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Kuwait, is KW.

It's territory covers an area of 1782 square kilometers. On nationwide level, Kuwaiti is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Kuwaiti. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 5749 km of roadways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 965 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use KWD as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services.

More about Kuwait

Official languages Kuwaiti
Nationalities Kuwaiti
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .kw
Phone codes 965
Currencies KWD
Life expectancy males Ø 74,7 years
Life expectancy females Ø 76,5 years
Birthrate 13,9 ‰
Deathrate 2,7 ‰
Males/Females 60,9%/39,1%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 72,80 bn $
Importations 60,25 bn $
Tourism receipts 1,18 bn $
Unemployment rate 6,8%
Inflation rate 1,09%
Corruption index 42 (bad)
Energy consumption 57,8 bn kWh

Land use

22% Urban areas 3942 km²
8% Agricultural areas 1493 km²
0% Forest 62 km²
69% Others 12322 km²


Roadways 5749 km
Commercial harbors 154
Airports 5

Kuwait cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 16):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
PCN Flag of Pitcairn Islands Pitcairn Islands Oceania - 19327 km
PYF Flag of French Polynesia French Polynesia Oceania Papeete 17868 km
COK Flag of Cook Islands Cook Islands Oceania - 17138 km
NIU Flag of Niue Niue Oceania - 16077 km
ASM Flag of American Samoa American Samoa Oceania Pago Pago 15759 km
TON Flag of Tonga Tonga Oceania - 15661 km
KIR Flag of Kiribati Kiribati Oceania - 15655 km
WSM Flag of Samoa Samoa Oceania Apia 15597 km
TKL Flag of Tokelau Tokelau Oceania - 15353 km
WLF Flag of Wallis and Futuna Wallis and Futuna Oceania - 15058 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
BHR Flag of Bahrain Bahrain Asia - 484 km
IRQ Flag of Iraq Iraq Asia Baghdad 565 km
QAT Flag of Qatar Qatar Asia Doha 575 km
SAU Flag of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Asia Riyadh 609 km
IRN Flag of Iran Iran Asia Tehran 684 km
ARE Flag of United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Asia Abu Dhabi 845 km
SYR Flag of Syria Syria Asia Damascus 1003 km
JOR Flag of Jordan Jordan Asia Amman 1018 km
AZE Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Asia Baku 1205 km
PSE Flag of Palestine Palestine Asia - 1209 km

There are many ways to find how far is Kuwait (KW) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Kuwait to Haversine
North pole 6748 km 4193 mil
Equator 5994 km 3724 mil
South pole 13267 km 8244 mil

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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Kuwait and Pitcairn Islands is 19327 kilometers or 12009 miles.
The most smallest distances between Kuwait and Bahrain is 484 kilometers or 301 miles.
We found information about 16 cities.
The area of Kuwait (KW) is 1782 square kilometers.
Yes, Kuwait is part of the continent of Asia.
Official name of KW is The State of Kuwait.
Kuwait has approximately 5 airports.