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Kuwait - KW / KWT

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 location on map

Information about Kuwait

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 facts

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%

Where to fly from Kuwait

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
Kuwait City (KW) - Amman (JO) KWI AMM J9 251 0 0 140 177,00$
Kuwait City (KW) - Muscat (OM) KWI MCT OV 226 0 0 120 93,00$
Kuwait City (KW) - Istanbul (TR) KWI SAW PC 859 0 0 225 96,00$
Kuwait City (KW) - Jeddah (SA) KWI JED J9 219 0 0 140 193,00$
Kuwait City (KW) - Jeddah (SA) KWI JED F3 522 1 0 330 159,00$
Kuwait City (KW) - Dubai (AE) KWI - EY 306 1 0 280 83,00$
Kuwait City (KW) - Riyadh (SA) KWI RUH F3 522 0 0 75 94,00$
Kuwait City (KW) - Riyadh (SA) KWI RUH F3 522 0 0 75 136,00$
Kuwait City (KW) - Abu Dhabi (AE) KWI AUH 5W 7022 0 0 100 35,00$
Kuwait City (KW) - Dubai (AE) KWI DXB KU 677 0 0 105 160,00$
Updated 12.08.2022

KW economy

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

KW land use

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

KW transport

Roadways 5749 km
Commercial harbors 154
Airports 5

Kuwait cities by first letter

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From Kuwait to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
ZAF Flag of South Africa South Africa Africa Pretoria 6869 km
ALB Flag of Albania Albania Europe Tirana 2793 km
ARG Flag of Argentina Argentina South America Buenos Aires 13718 km
AUT Flag of Austria Austria Europe Vienna 3561 km
BRB Flag of Barbados Barbados North America Bridgetown 10882 km
BEL Flag of Belgium Belgium Europe Brussels 4274 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 7558 km
BHS Flag of Bahamas Bahamas North America - 11593 km
CHL Flag of Chile Chile South America Santiago 14324 km
COL Flag of Colombia Colombia South America Bogota 12666 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.