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Kuwait lies on the north western coast of the Persian Gulf between Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

Kuwait
Kuwait

Kuwait is one of the richest countries in the world. It is the world's fourth largest producer of petroleum. Desalinized water is used for drinking and for irrigation of the vegetable gardens.





Kuwait is an emirate of the Arabic peninsula, located between Iraq and Saudi Arabia, at the bottom of the Arab-Persian Gulf. Opposite Iran, it extends over 17,818 km2, to which, since 1965, a neutral zone of 5,700 km2 was added, which is the subject of an administrative division with Saudi Arabia. It has 290 km of coastline to which nine small islands are attached of which most famous is the island of Failaqa. Let us mention also the largest island of Boubyan, of islands (863 km2), connected to the emirate by a metal bridge. The country is uniformly flat.





Located at the end is Saudi desert of Nafud, it is gently inclined towards the Gulf. Maximum altitude is 300 meters, at the Western end. The chain of Jal Al-Zour reaches 145 meters height. The climate is hard, desert. In summer, heat frequently exceeds the 40C. An extreme sand wind, the chamal, comes from the north. In winter, the temperatures on average drop 8C to 19C. The pluviometric average is 115 mm per annum. There is no river.










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