Kuwait

Kuwait

The State of Kuwait is a sovereign Arab nation situated in the north-east of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south at Khafji, and Iraq to the north at Basra. It lies on the north-western shore of the Persian Gulf.

Map of Kuwait:

Kuwait Map

Historically, the region was the site of Characene, a major Parthian port for trade between India and Mesopotamia. The Bani Utbah Tribe were the first permanent Arab settlers in the region and laid the foundation of the modern emirate.

Kuwait Landscapes

 

Kuwait Pictures

 

Kuwait Wallpaper

History of Kuwait

In the 4th century BC, the ancient Greeks colonized an island off Kuwait’s coast, now known as Failaka, and named it “Ikaros”. By 123 BC, the region came under the influence of the Parthian Empire and was closely associated with the southern Mesopotamian town of Charax.
Night time exteriors of the Bayan Palace, Kuwait City

 

History of Kuwait - 3

 

History of Kuwait - 3

History of Kuwait

 

Economy of Kuwait

Kuwait has a GDP (PPP) of US$167.9 billion and a per capita income of US$81,800, making it the 5th richest country in the world, per capita.

 

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Economy of Kuwait - 3

 

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Economy of Kuwait

 

Geography of Kuwait

Located in the north-east corner of the Arabian Peninsula, Kuwait is one of the smallest countries in the world in terms of land area. It lies between latitudes 28° and 31° N, and longitudes 46° and 49° E. The flat, sandy Arabian Desert covers most of Kuwait.

Geography of Kuwait

 

Education in Kuwait

The State of Kuwait is directing its attention towards Inclusive Education, which provides opportunity to all children, irrespective of their social class, including children with special needs. Kuwait education system is marked by several achievements in recent years.

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Education in Kuwait

 

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