Overview - Kuwait

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Capital:Kuwait City
Area:17,820 km²
Population:2,418,393 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Arabic (official), English.
Religion(s):Muslim (Sunni - 70%, Shi'a - 30%) - 85%, Christian, Hindu, Parsi, and others - 15%.
Ethnic Group(s):Kuwaiti - 45%, other Arab - 35%, South Asian - 9%, Iranian - 4%, others - 7%.