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Capital : Kuwait City
Language :  Arabic
Currency :  Kuwaiti dinar
Population : 4 183 658
Area : 17 818 km2

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Kuwait facts

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1. This country has more than 1,841,000 motor vehicles (440 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The national top-level domain is .kw . There are over 4,000 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular pages with the extension .kw are: google.com.kw, alanba.com.kw and alqabas.com.kw.

4. In this country there are more than 6 608 km of paved roads (0,01% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 7 airports, 4 of the paved surface.

6. Full name of the country – State of Kuwait.

7. Political system – constitutional monarchy.

8. The average temperature is 12 ° C in January and 37 ° C in July.

9. In 25 years, in North Kuwait, in the city of Subiya, an urban area called Madinat al-Hareer with an area of ​​250 km2 is to be created. 700,000 people will live there.

10. A huge 1001 meter high skyscraper will be built in Madinat al-Hareer.


Geography in Kuwait

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1. Kuwait is the fourth richest country in the world in terms of average per capita income.

2. The country is 17 times smaller than Poland.

3. Kuwait borders with such countries as: Iraq 240 km, Saudi Arabia 222 km.

4. There are no permanent rivers in Kuwait, no river network exists.

5. The highest elevation is 306 m above sea level. There is no name.

6. There are 1520 km2 of agricultural land in Kuwait (9% of the country).

7. Wafra is the highest located city in the country.

8. 58 km2 of the country is covered by forests (0.3%)

79. The nearest capital in a straight line from Kuwait is Manama (Bahrain) – 433 km.

80. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Kuwait is Nukuʻalofa (Tonga) – 15601 km.


Finance in Kuwait

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1. The minimum wage is 60 dinars per month (data from 2010).

2. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 0%, and for companies 15% (2018).

3. The tax on goods and services is 0% (2018).

4. The level of inflation in 2018 is 0.5%.

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 180 972 000 000 (PLN 774 560 160,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 120,000,000,000 (PLN 513,600,000,000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 year was 7.1% of GDP, which is about: $ 12 849 012 000 (PLN 54 993 771 360),
2018 year was 27.1 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 32 520 000 000 (PLN 139 185 600 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 7,773 (PLN 33,269).

7. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 35,202,000,000 .

8. The country has over $38,500,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.32% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries in the world).

9. The amount of gold reserves in …
2015 was 79000 kg ,
2018 of the year is 79000 kg


Law in Kuwait

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1. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 60 to 80 km / h.

2. Outside built-up areas, the permitted speed on the normal road varies from 80 to 120 km / h, and on highways from 100 to 120 km / h.

3. There is no income tax in Kuwait.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 0%, and for companies 15% (2018).

5. The tax on goods and services is 0% (2018).

6. In this country you can vote from the age of 21.

7. In Kuwait, adulthood is reached at the age of 21.

8. In this country, women can get married at the age of 15, and men aged 17.

9. In this country, you can buy cigarettes from the age of 21.

10. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 35 days.


Education in Kuwait

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 86.

4. In this country there are 3.8% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 158,979 people).


Work in Kuwait

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1. The minimum wage is 60 dinars per month (data from 2010).

2. There is no income tax in Kuwait.

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 2% .

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 0%, and for companies 15% (2018).

5. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 35 days.

6. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in Kuwait

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1. In the first created McDonald’s, a car queue with a length of over 10 km was created.

2. The highest building in Kuwait is the Al Hamra Tower in Kuwait City, 413 meters high (80 stories high). It was built in 2011.

3. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

4. Kuwait is the fourth richest country in the world in terms of average per capita income.

5. The highest elevation is 306 m above sea level. There is no name.

6. Wafra is the highest located city in the country.

7. The lowest temperature: -4.8 °C was measured at Al Salmi.

8. The highest temperature: 53.6 °C was measured in As-Sulajbijja.


Army in Kuwait

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 73 place,
2018 > year – 87 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 15,000 professional and 31,000 reservists,
2018 year – 15,500 professional and 31 000 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 365 tanks, 930 > armored vehicles, 100 jet aircraft and 42 helicopters,
2018 year – 368 tanks, 861 armored vehicles, 80 jet aircraft and 41 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 5,200,000,000 (PLN 22 256.000.000),
2018 year – $ 5,200,000,000 (PLN 22 256.000.000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 166 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 162 ships.


Society in Kuwait

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1. 5 Kuwaitis have accumulated assets greater than one billion US dollars.

2. In Kuwait, an average person consumes about 0.1 liters of pure alcohol per year.

3. The most beer is drunk – 58%, then spirit – 30.6%, wine – 11%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.4%.

4. In 2013, 473 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

5. Three percent of the population suffer from malnutrition (around 130,000 people).

6. The average IQ level is 86.

7. 42% of adults living in this country are overweight.

8. On average, women give birth to 2.5 children.

9. In this country, over 3 145 000 (2015) 4 104 347 (2018) people have access to internet (around 98% of the population).

10. Around 1,900,000 (2015) 3,100,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 128 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Islam, 87%.

13. The average age people living in this country is 29 years old.

14. The country is around:
1 059 000 people (25.32%) in the age range 0-14 years.
3 027 000 people (72.35%) in the age range 15-64 years.
97,500 people (2.33%) over 65 years old.

15. In this country, about 83 300 children are born annually (2.0% of the population), and about 9 100 people die (0.2% of the population).

16. 248 people in 1000 possess firearms.

17. 96% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

18. In this country the average adult person smokes 151 cigarettes a month.

19. The average life expectancy in this country is 74.2 years (women – 75.2 years and men – 73.5 years).


Symbols of Kuwait

1. The national bird is a falcon.

2. The name Kuwait is a diminutive from the Arabic word for “kut” meaning “fortress”.


History of Kuwait

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1. Full political rights were granted to women only in 2005.

2. In 1773, Kuwait was plagued by a plague that killed most of the population.

3. In 1990, the country was attacked and occupied by neighboring Iraq. The occupation lasted seven months and ended after the direct intervention of the US troops.

4. Independence from the United Kingdom was obtained on June 19, 1961.

5. He joined the UN on May 14, 1963.


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What is the highest peak in Kuwait?

The highest peak in Kuwait is the unnamed peak (306 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


Which Kuwait has national colors?

National colors: green, white, red and black.

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Which countries borders Kuwait?

Kuwait borders on such countries as: Iraq 240 km, Saudi Arabia 222 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age people living in this country is 29 years old.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 60 dinars per month (data from 2010).

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What is the population density in Kuwait?

The population density is 235 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 53.6 ° C was measured in As-Sulajbijja.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -4.8 ° C was measured at Al Salmi.

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With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol consumption is illegal.

answer: Marta