Kuwait

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Map of Kuwait
  • Emir: Sheik Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah (2006)
  • Prime Minister: Sheikh Jabir al-Mubarak al-Hamad al-Sabah (2011)
  • Total area: 6,880 sq mi (17,819 sq km)
  • Population (2012 est.): 2,646,314 (growth rate: 1.883%); birth rate: 20.96/1000; infant mortality rate: 7.87/1000; life expectancy: 77.28
  • Capital (2009 est.): Kuwait, 2.23 million
  • Monetary unit: Kuwaiti dinar (KD)
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