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Kuwait Geography and History

Kuwait geography and history includes all the important subjects that give a comprehensive idea about various important Kuwait facts. Kuwait geography and history are definitely useful for people who are interested to travel to Kuwait for vacation or commercial reasons.

Kuwait Geography

Kuwait Geography comprises topics like the topography, climate, flora and fauna of the country. Despite being a desert country, the highest point in Kuwait is at an altitude of 300 meters. Kuwait has 9 islands that are present offshore. Offshore fishing is an important occupation among the people inhabiting the shores.

Kuwait History

Kuwait history is a vast topic and it began right from the days of the 3rd century BC, when the native people of Kuwait traded with Mesopotamia and its cities. There are several archaeological evidences to support this historical fact. The Kuwait city was founded in the 18th century by the Anizah tribe, who belonged to central Arabia. The first sheik was Abd Rahim of the Al Sabah family and till date, it is his descendants who rule and control the country. The country had also seen the rule of the Ottoman empire, the Iraqi invasion and ultimately its freedom.

Last Updated Date: September 27, 2016

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