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Population 2002............................................. 2,111,561
GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$). $21,600
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)...30.9
Unemployment.....................................................................2.2%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 4.7
Labor force (%) ....... 3.5
 

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Resources and links about Kuwait

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Total Area...................................................................6,880 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 97
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 76
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 12
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................11
Access to safe water (% of population) ....................................100
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................20

 Go to capital - Kuwait City, City Profile - To Kuwait History

 

About Kuwait __ A good overview including an "expanded" profile section. - illustrated - From Countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/kuwait.htm

Background Note: Kuwait  __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35876.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Kuwait __ A detailed look at Kuwait including history, culture, political structure, economy and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ku.html 

Colleges and Universities - Kuwait __ List (1) of schools with direct contact links. - From Christina DeMello - http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/kw.html

Country Profile: Kuwait __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "The country's oil fields were first exploited in the 1930s, and since the development of the petroleum industry after World War II and independence in 1961, oil has dominated the economy, making up around 90% of export revenues." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/791053.stm

Economy of Kuwait __ "Kuwait is a small, relatively open economy with proven crude oil reserves of about 96 billion barrels (15 km³), i.e. about 10% of world reserves." An encyclopedic entry about the economy of Kuwait along with links to additional material. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Kuwait 


 
Ethnologue report for Kuwait __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Kuwait. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Kuwait

Kuwait __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/persian-gulf-states/#Kuwait

Kuwait __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/kuwait.html
 
Kuwait __ "When Iraqi troops were driven out in early 1991 and reconstruction work began in the ruins of Kuwait City, the government quickly became obsessed with meticulously re-creating the country's pre-invasion appearance - right down to the pink marble steps at the entrance to Kuwait City's leading five-star hotel." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/middle_east/kuwait/

Kuwait __ A good overview of Kuwait, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107694.html

Kuwait Country Information __ You will find detailed information and a lot of it. There are learning games and information for teachers too. You will find history, people, population, government and more. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=135&countryName=Kuwait
 
Kuwait Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little ~ezentity_quot+ezentity_quot~ icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Kuwait: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blkuwait.htm 

Kuwait Information Office Home Page __ What a great place for research. You will find news, a country overview, cultural information and a special section for students and teachers. - illustrated - From Kuwait Information Office - http://www.kuwait-info.org/

kuwait map and map of kuwait information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various Kuwait maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/kw.htm
 
Kuwait Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of Kuwait. Kuwait pictures. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Middle_East/Kuwait/

Kuwait Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Kuwait as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Kuwait and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/kuwait 



Kuwait Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the Kuwait video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/kuwait/

Maps Of Kuwait  __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Kuwait.html


 

 

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