Kuwait

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PROFILE
  • Area: 17,818 sq. km (6,880 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 2,832,776 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 1.53% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 78 years (2016)
  • Languages: Arabic (official), English widely spoken
  • Religions: Muslim (official) 76.7%, Christian 17.3%, other and unspecified 5.9%
  • Formal name: State of Kuwait
  • Alternate names: Al Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Al Kuweit, Dawlat al Kuwayt, Dawlat al-Kuwait, Dowlat al Kuwait, Koweit, Kuweit, Shaikhdom of Kuwait, Sheikhdom of Kuwait, State of Kuwait
  • Government type: constitutional monarchy
  • Leaders: chief of state: Amir SABAH al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah; head of government: Prime Minister JABIR AL-MUBARAK al-Hamad al-Sabah
  • Capital: Kuwait City
  • Administrative divisions: 6 governorates
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $70,200 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: oil and refined products, fertilizers
  • Imports: food, construction materials, vehicles and parts, clothing
  • Currency: Kuwaiti dinar (KD)
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