Kuwait, officially the State of Kuwait, is a small oil-rich emirate in the Arabian Peninsula in Asia on the coast of the Persian Gulf, bordering Saudi Arabia to the south and Iraq to the north.

Official nameKoeweit
Surface17.818 km²
CoinKoeweitse dinar
time differenceUTC +3

Less than 1% of the land can be used for agriculture. The high temperature and a lack of fresh water make agricultural conditions very unfavorable. Kuwait has a desert climate and it is hot and dry. The average maximum day temperature is 34 °C, the average daily minimum at 20 °C. The amount of precipitation is on average slightly more than 110 millimeters per year and the most rain falls in December and January.

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