Geography in Kuwait

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Geography in Kuwait


The continent: Asia
  
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Area in Kuwait


Surface area

17 820 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 154 in the world of 233 (34,33%); 40 place in Asia 51 (23,53%)

Land area

17 820 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 153 in the world of 230 (33,91%); 40 place in Asia 51 (23,53%)

Land use in Kuwait


Land area

17 820 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 153 in the world of 230 (33,91%); 40 place in Asia 51 (23,53%)

Agricultural land

8,54 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 185 in the world of 208 (11,54%); 43 place in Asia 49 (14,29%)
0,066 % (0,013 % annual) ↘
min: 7,58; max: 8,62; max-min: 1,04 (12,11%); mid: 8,10;
0,438 (5,13%)
1 521 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 161 in the world of 209 (23,44%); 43 place in Asia 49 (14,29%)
0,066 % (0,013 % annual) ↘
min: 1 350; max: 1 536; max-min: 186 (12,11%); mid: 1 443;
78 (5,13%)
0,197 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 144 in the world of 207 (30,92%); 28 place in Asia 49 (44,90%)
24,55 % (4,91 % annual) ↘
min: 0,068; max: 0,515; max-min: 0,447 (86,71%); mid: 0,292;
-0,095 (-48,43%)

Arable land

0,533 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 197 in the world of 206 (4,85%); 46 place in Asia 49 (8,16%)
5,26 % (1,05 % annual) ↗
min: 0,056; max: 0,730; max-min: 0,673 (92,31%); mid: 0,393;
0,140 (26,32%)
84,00 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 171 in the world of 206 (17,48%); 44 place in Asia 49 (12,24%)
19,05 % (3,81 % annual) ↗
min: 10,00; max: 110,00; max-min: 100,00 (90,91%); mid: 60,00;
24,00 (28,57%)
0,0021582 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 202 in the world of 206 (2,43%); 46 place in Asia 49 (8,16%)
51,45 % (10,29 % annual) ↗
min: 0,0007224; max: 0,0051828; max-min: 0,0044604 (86,06%); mid: 0,0029526;
-0,0007944 (-36,81%)

Forest area

0,351 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 198 in the world of 205 (3,90%); 46 place in Asia 47 (4,26%)
62,50 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 193 in the world of 206 (6,80%); 44 place in Asia 47 (8,51%)
0,0081616 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 192 in the world of 204 (6,37%); 41 place in Asia 47 (14,89%)
25,25 % (5,05 % annual) ↘
min: 0,0016757; max: 0,0081616; max-min: 0,0064859 (79,47%); mid: 0,0049186;
0,0032429 (39,73%)

Terrestrial protected areas

18,40 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 73 in the world of 204 (64,71%); 11 place in Asia 48 (79,17%)
25,48 % (5,10 % annual) ↘
min: 1,99; max: 18,40; max-min: 16,41 (89,18%); mid: 10,20;
8,21 (44,59%)
3 488 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 133 in the world of 202 (34,65%); 34 place in Asia 48 (31,25%)
0,0025558 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 37 in the world of 202 (82,18%); 3 place in Asia 48 (95,83%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Kuwait


Length of land borders

475 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 142 in the world of 166 (15,06%); 37 place in Asia 44 (18,18%)

Number of Neighbors

2 [?] (2015)
(descending): 114 in the world of 164 (31,10%); 30 place in Asia 44 (34,09%)

Coastline

499 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 107 in the world of 191 (44,50%); 30 place in Asia 43 (32,56%)

Elevation in Kuwait


mean elevation

108 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 149 in the world of 163 (9,20%); 41 place in Asia 44 (9,09%)

highest point

306 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 201 in the world of 232 (13,79%); 45 place in Asia 51 (13,73%)

Main parameters in Kuwait


Population

3 892 115 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 131 in the world of 233 (44,21%); 41 place in Asia 51 (21,57%)
21,39 % (4,28 % annual) ↘
min: 261 962; max: 3 892 115; max-min: 3 630 153 (93,27%); mid: 2 077 039;
1 815 077 (46,63%)

Surface area

17 820 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 154 in the world of 233 (34,33%); 40 place in Asia 51 (23,53%)

Population density

218,41 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 58 in the world of 230 (75,22%); 18 place in Asia 51 (66,67%)
21,39 % (4,28 % annual) ↘
min: 16,53; max: 218,41; max-min: 201,88 (92,43%); mid: 117,47;
100,94 (46,21%)

Population growth rate

3,64 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 4 in the world of 216 (98,61%); 3 place in Asia 50 (96%)
65,05 % (13,01 % annual) ↗
min: -2,54; max: 12,99; max-min: 15,54 (119,58%); mid: 5,22;
-1,59 (-43,67%)

Surface area

0,458 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 59 in the world of 233 (75,11%); 18 place in Asia 51 (66,67%)
27,22 % (5,44 % annual) ↗
min: 0,458; max: 7,01; max-min: 6,55 (93,47%); mid: 3,74;
-3,28 (-715,81%)