Kuwait Geography Stats


  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Elevation extremes > Lowest point: This entry is derived from Geography > Elevation extremes, which includes both the highest point and the lowest point.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Irrigated land: The number of square kilometers of land area that is artificially supplied with water.
  • Land area > Square miles: Country land area.
  • Land boundaries > Border countries: Length of land boundaries by border country
  • Land use > Arable land: The percentage of used land that is arable. Arable land is land cultivated for crops that are replanted after each harvest like wheat, maize, and rice
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
Area > Comparative slightly smaller than New Jersey 2013
Area > Land 17,820 sq km 2008 153th out of 235
Area > Land > Per capita 6.86 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 150th out of 224
Area > Total 17,818 sq km 2013 159th out of 251
Climate dry desert; intensely hot summers; short, cool winters 2013
Coastline 499 km 2014 109th out of 242
Elevation extremes > Lowest point Persian Gulf 0 m 2013
Geographic coordinates 29 30 N, 45 45 E 2013
Irrigated land 100 sq km 2008 137th out of 174
Land area > Square miles 6,880 square miles 2013 73th out of 98
Land boundaries > Border countries Iraq 240 km, Saudi Arabia 222 km 2013
Land use > Arable land 0.62% 2013 203th out of 246
Location Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iraq and Saudi Arabia 2013
Natural resources petroleum, fish, shrimp, natural gas 2013
Terrain flat to slightly undulating desert plain 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014


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Kuwait Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 11 Land boundaries 4
Environment 3 Land use 3
Freshwater withdrawal 6 Surface area 3
Land area 3

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