Kuwait

Kuwait Google maps and Driving Directions

Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for Kuwait, and Kuwait City (GPS: 29 22 N 47 58 E), the capital city of the country located in (the) Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

Find any address in Kuwait City on the Google map of Kuwait (KW) with ease or calculate your up to date itinerary to and from Kuwait or its neighboring counties like Iraq, Saudi Arabia.

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Google Maps Kuwait

Kuwait lies at the northwest tip of the Gulf, dwarfed by its neighbors Iraq, Iran, and Saudi Arabia. It was a British protectorate until 1961, when full independence was granted.


Kuwait is flat to slightly undulating desert plain.

The map above fully covers Kuwait with its road routes from cities to towns, road intersections in any region, provinces, prefectures, also with free driving directions in Kuwait City or to the neighboring towns and countries. To look at the detailed map about a particular quarter in Kuwait City, please click on the area and zoom to the place you are interested in the Google maps of Kuwait (KW).

Be creative, use the extras of this Google map; This is a detailed, clear, zoomable, large road map of Kuwait with its administrative divisions; 6 governorates (muhafazat, singular – muhafazah); Al Ahmadi, Al ‘Asimah, Al Farwaniyah, Al Jahra’, Hawalli, Mubarak al Kabir.

The interactive map above is also may be used as the satellite map of Kuwait, or as a reverse search map for finding an address from its GPS coordinates.

Kuwait is situated northeast of Saudi Arabia at the northern end of the Persian Gulf, south of Iraq. It is slightly larger than Hawaii. The low-lying desert land is mainly sandy and barren.

Kuwait (area: 17 818 sq km / 6 879,57 sq mi), where the official language is Arabic, lying in Asia and using the currency; Kuwaiti dinar (KWD), since 1960, set their clock to UTC+3. That means they are 8 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Kuwait City, the capital. Note to the time difference: N/A.

The climate in Kuwait; Summers are very hot and dry. Winters are cooler, with some rain and occasional frost at night.

Geography in a nutshell; Terrain is low-lying desert. The lowest land is in the north. Cultivation is only possible along the coast.

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Driving directions Kuwait

The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Kuwait above showing the country, located next to Iraq, Saudi Arabia. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Kuwait are 29 30 N, 45 45 E , while the capital, Kuwait City found at 29 22 N 47 58 E.

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About Kuwait and the capital, Kuwait City

Flag of KuwaitSchematic map of Kuwait
The national flag of KuwaitBorderline map of Kuwait
Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of green (top), white, and red with a black trapezoid based on the hoist side; colors and design are based on the Arab Revolt flag of World War I; green represents fertile fields, white stands for purity, red denotes blood on Kuwaiti swords, black signifies the defeat of the enemy.Border length: total: 475 km. Border countries (total: 2): Iraq 254 km, Saudi Arabia 221 km.

Did you know about Kuwait?

  • The State of Kuwait traces its independence to 1710, but it was under British rule from the late 18th century until 1961.
  • During the 1991 Gulf War, Iraq deliberately set fire to 800 of Kuwait’s 950 oil wells.
  • Kuwait’s oil reserves, which are the fifth largest in the world, have fueled the country’s prosperity.

Facts of Kuwait (KW)

Name conventional long form: State of Kuwait, conventional short form: Kuwait, local long form: Dawlat al Kuwayt, local short form: Al Kuwayt, etymology: the name derives from the capital city, which is from Arabic “al-Kuwayt” a diminutive of “kut” meaning “fortress encircled by water”
Codes: ISO; KW, Internet; .kw
Capital city: Kuwait City
Language(s): Arabic (official language), English widely spoken
National holiday(s): National Day, 25 February (1950)
Motto: N/A
Currency: Kuwaiti dinar (KWD), since 1960
GPS: 29 30 N, 45 45 E, Kuwait City; 29 22 N 47 58 E
Location: Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iraq and Saudi Arabia
Geography note: strategic location at head of Persian Gulf
Land boundaries: Iraq 254 km, Saudi Arabia 221 km, total: 475 km
Maritime boundaries: Persian Gulf
Coastline: 499 km
Area: total: 17,818 sq km; land: 17,818 sq km, water: 0 sq km (total 6 879,57 mi2), slightly smaller than New Jersey.
Roadways: total: 6,608 km (2010)
Waterways: N/A
Local time (capital): UTC+3, 8 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time
Note to the local time: N/A
Population in Kuwait: 4 197 128
Population in Kuwait City: 1 709 800 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: urban population: 98.3% of total population (2015)
Major urban areas population: KUWAIT (capital) 2.779 million (2015)
Population growth rate: 1.53% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 19.6 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 2.2 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 25.18% (male 371,021 / female 342,362) 15-24 years: 15.16% (male 236,012 / female 193,303) 25-54 years: 52.28% (male 936,604 / female 544,378) 55-64 years: 4.95% (male 79,551 / female 60,602) 65 years and over: 2.43% (male 32,096 / female 36,847) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 29.2 years; male: 30.3 years, female: 27.2 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: Kuwaiti 31.3%, other Arab 27.9%, Asian 37.8%, African 1.9%, other 1.1% (includes European, North American, South American, and Australian) (2013 estimate)
Religions: Muslim (official) 76.7%, Christian 17.3%, other and unspecified 5.9%note: represents the total population; about 69% of the population consists of immigrants (2013 estimate)
Government type: Unitary constitutional monarchy
Legal system: mixed legal system consisting of English common law, French civil law, and Islamic religious law
National anthem: Al-Nasheed Al-Watani (National Anthem)
Known national hazards: sudden cloudbursts are common from October to April and bring heavy rain, which can damage roads and houses; sandstorms and dust storms occur throughout the year but are most common between March and August
Major infectious diseases: N/A
Land use: agricultural land: 8.5%; arable land 0.6%; permanent crops 0.3%; permanent pasture 7.6%; forest: 0.4%; other: 91.1% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: fish
Industries: petroleum, petrochemicals, cement, shipbuilding and repair, water desalination, food processing, construction materials
Export commodities: oil and refined products, fertilizers
Main export partners: South Korea 14.5%, China 12.1%, India 12.1%, Japan 10.4%, US 7.6%, Pakistan 5.9%, Singapore 4.3% (2015)
Import commodities:
food, construction materials, vehicles and parts, clothing
Main import partners: China 13.2%, US 9.6%, Saudi Arabia 7.7%, Japan 6.5%, Germany 5.1%, France 4.3%, India 4.2% (2015)

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