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Brief History of Kuwait

Brief History of Kuwait

From the 7th c. AD Kuwait was part of the Arab Caliphate. From the 13th century to con. 15th c. the territory of Kuwait, then called Kurain, was ruled by sheikhs of local Arab tribes. All R. 17th century Kurane was formally included in the Ottoman Empire, but strong local power remained. In 1680, during the reign of Sheikh Barraq al-Hamid (1669–82), the fortified port city of El Kuwait was built. Qurayn reached its peak during the reign of Sheikh…

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Kuwait Guide

Kuwait Guide

Kuwait – information about the country Country name Kuwait Official name State of Kuwait Capital Kuwait Continent Asia Area 17,818 km2 Population 3,065,850 (2011) Foundation of a state 6/19/1961 The highest mountains Šakaja 290 m State system a constitutional monarchy without political parties with a unicameral parliament The biggest cities Kuwait (capital) 150,000 (agglomeration 900,000), Havalí 140,000 Official language Arabic Ethnicity/National Composition Kuwaiti Arabs 43.5%, other Arabs 51.5%, Asians 5% Religious affiliation Sunni Muslims 63%, Shia Muslims 27%, Christians 7%,…

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