Kuwait (Arabic: الكويت al-Kuwait), officially the *State of Kuwait (Arabic: دولة الكويت Dawlat al-Kuwait), is a country in Western Asia. Situated in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf, it shares borders with Iraq and Saudi Arabia. As of 2016, Kuwait has a population of 4.2 million people; 1.3 million are Kuwaitis and 2.9 million are expatriates. Expatriates account for 70% of the population.
Geographical type: Territory
Latitude: 29.5° N — Longitude: 45.75° E
Area: 17,820 km²
ISO 3166-2 code: KW
Measures of Freedom
2019: 6.34, Rank: 121, Personal Freedom: 6.07, Economic Freedom: 6.72
2016: Status: Partly Free, Aggregate Score: 35, Political Rights: 5, Civil Liberties: 5
2014: 7.14, Rank: 71
Describes the connections between the rulers of Kuwait, Henry Kissinger, the Rockefellers and various corporate and federal officials
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