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Atlas of Kuwait

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الكويت

العربية [1]الكويت - دولة الكويت

الكويت هي دولة عربية مستقلة تقع في شرق شبه الجزيرة العربية في جنوب غرب القارة الآسيوية على الخليج العربي، يحدها من الشمال العراق ، ومن الجنوب السعودية. سميت بالكويت نسبة إلى الكوت والكويت هو تصغير للفظ الكوت باللغة العامية والكوت عبارة عن بناء يخزن فيه الأسلحة.

اناتفاقية حماية و انتهت بالاستقل

English Kuwait - State of Kiwait

The State of Kuwait is a small constitutional monarchy on the coast of the Persian Gulf, enclosed by ► Saudi Arabia to the south and ► Iraq to the north. The name is a diminutive of an Arabic word meaning "fortress built near water."


Short name  Kuwait
Official  name State of Kiwait
Status Independent country since 1961
Location Middle East
Capital [2] الكويت (Kuwait)
Population 3,100,000 inhabitants
Area 17,818 km²
Major  languages Arabic (official)
Major  religions Islam
More information Kuwait, Geography of Kuwait, History of Kuwait and Politics of Kuwait
More  images Kuwait - Kuwait (Category).

General maps

Ku-map.png Map of Kuwait
Kuwait's boundaries and other features.png Map of Kuwait
Kuwait governorates english.png Governorates of Kuwait

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Kuwait, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Kuwait.

Map of Assyria.png The Assyrian Empire in the 9th to 7th centuries BC
Deportationofjewsbyassyrian.jpg Deportation of the Jews by the Assyrian Empire
Carte-Empire néo-assyrien.png Neo-Assyrian Empire
Median Empire.jpg The Median Empire and Chaldean Empire (728-550 BCE)
Median-empire-600BCE.png Median Empire
Map of the Achaemenid Empire.jpg The Achaemid Empire (Persia (648–330 BCE) at its greatest extent
Achaemenid-empire-500BCE.png The Persian Achaemenid Empire
Carte empire achéménide.png The Persian Achaemenid Empire
Persian Empire, 490 BC.gif The Persian Achaemenid Empire
[[|border|251x400px]] The Expedition of Alexander the Great 334-323 BCE
Map of Armenia and Albania (1760).jpg The Expedition of Alexander the Great 334-323 BCE
Map-alexander-empire.png Map of the Empire of Alexander
MacedonEmpire.jpg Map of the Empire of Alexander 334-323 BCE
Alexander den stores rike, Nordisk familjebok.jpg Map of the Empire of Alexander (Norwegian)
Diadochen1.png Hellenistic successor states:
   Kingdom of Ptolemy
   Kingdom of Cassander
   Kingdom of Lysimachus
   Kingdom of Seleucus
   Epirus
Other states:
   Rome
Hellenistic world 200BC blank.png Hellenistic world in 200 BCE
LocationParthia.PNG The Parthian Empire (250 BCE-226 CE)
Scythia-Parthia 100 BC.png Map of Parthia 100 BC
Roman Empire.png The extent of the Roman Republic and Roman Empire;
   133 BC
   44 BC (late Republic, after conquests by republican generals)
   AD 14 (death of Augustus)
   117 (maximum extension)
Sassanid Empire 620.png The Persian Sassanian Empire (226-650) in 602 to 629, Strokes: Under Sassanid military control.
Carte empire Sassanide.png Sassanide Empire
Sassanides02.png Sassanide Empire
Justinian Byzanz.png Sassanide Empire
Arabische Rijk.jpg Expansion of the Caliphate: I: Muhammad; II: Abu Bakr; III: Omar and IV: Othman
Age of Caliphs.png Age of the Caliphs
Califate 750.jpg Caliphate around 750
Iran circa 1000AD.png Iran around 1000
Seldschuken-Reich-map.png The Seljuq Empire 1037-1194
Mongol dominions.jpg The Timurid Empire 1405
Das Reich Timur-i Lenks (1365-1405).GIF The Timurid Empire 1405
LocationSafavid.PNG The Persian Safavid Empire (1501-1722/1736)
Map Safavid persia.png The Safavid Empire
Ottoman small animation.gif Growth of the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman empire 1481-1683.jpg Growth of the Ottoman Empire
[[|border|251x400px]] Map of the Ottoman Empire 1566
Ottoman 1683.png Location of the Ottoman Empire in 1683
OttomanEmpire1801.jpg Map of the Ottoman Empire 1801
Gulf War coalition map.png Gulf War 1991
Desert Storm Map.svg Operation Desert Storm 1991
Gulf War coalition map3.png Gulf War coalition

Satellite maps

Satellite image of Kuwait in November 2001.jpg Satellite map

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  1. Romanization: al-Kuwayt - Dawlat al Kuwayt.
  2. Romanization: al-Kuwayt.

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