Description: The Physical Map of Kuwait showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, seas, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
West Asia, Kuwait is an Arab country with official name
as the State of Kuwait. It has boundaries with Saudi
Arabia and Iraq. It is located on the northern most tip
of the Gulf of Persia.
With only an area of 860 square kilometres it is among the smallest countries of the world. Its highest point is only at 306 metres above the sea level and the country’s topography is generally low lying.
Kuwait has nine islands. Bubiyan Island is the largest among all a 2,380 metres long bridge connects it to the mainland. Failaka Island is the only among all which is inhabitated. The length of the coastline is 499 kilometres and being the land is arable agriculture and vegetation us found along the coastline.
Oil reserves of approximately 70 billion barrels are found in the Burgan field of Kuwait. Kuwait’s eastern and south-eastern parts are cannot be used for living for the soil of that area is contaminated because of soot and oil accumulation.
Kuwait’s desert area has been turned into semi-asphalt surfaces because of oil and sand residue. Marine resources of Kuwait are very much affected by the oil spills during the Gulf War and are reduced drastically.
Political Map of Kuwait
Political map and map image of Kuwait.
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