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State of KUWAIT
(Kuwait City)

State of KUWAIT

Flag or Logo since 1961-09-07
Dawlat AL-KUWAYT : دولة الكويت (ar) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

Emir Sheikh Sabah IV Al Ahmad Al Jabir Al Sabah
(ruler of KUWAIT since 2006-01-24)
Capitals & administrative places: Kuwait City
(Madīnat Al-Kuwayt)
Official & national languages: Arabic (ar) .


KUWAIT State of KUWAIT  (Kuwait City)

6 Divisions:

AHMADI AHMADI Governorate  (Al Ahmadi)Local: Muhafazah AL-AHMADI : محافظة الأحمدي (ar)  (Al-Ahmadi)
CAPITAL KUWAIT CAPITAL Governorate of Kuwait  (Kuwait City)Local: Muhafazah AL-ASIMAH Al-Kuwayt : محافظة العاصمة الكويت (ar)  (Madīnat Al-Kuwayt)
FARWANIYA FARWANIYA Governorate  (Farwaniyah)Local: Muhafazah AL-FARWANIYAH : محافظة الفروانية (ar)  (Al-Farwaniyah)
HAWALLI HAWALLI Governorate  (Hawalli)Local: Muhafazah HAWALLI : محافظة حولي (ar)  (Hawallī)
JAHRA JAHRA Governorate  (Jahra)Local: Muhafazah AL-JAHRA : محافظة الجهراء (ar)  (Al-Jahra)
MUBARAK AL-KABEER MUBARAK AL-KABEER Governorate  (Mubarak Al-Kabeer)Local: Muhafazah MUBARAK AL-KABIR : محافظة مبارك الكبير (ar)  (Mubarak Al-Kabir)

1 Condominium:

KUWAIT-IRAQ BARRIER KUWAIT-IRAQ BARRIER Zone  (Um-Qasir)Local: Mintaqah HUDUD AL-´IRĀQ-AL-KUWAYT : حدود العراق-الكويت (ar) + KUWAIT-IRAQ BARRIER Zone (en)  (Umm Qasr)

1 Government or Movement in Exile

OGADENIA Ogaden National Liberation Front : ONLF  (Kuwait City + Ogaden) Admiral Mohammed Omar Osman

Military entities abroad, special or locally shared:

ALI AL SALEM ALI AL SALEM Air Base  (Ali Al Salem)Local: ALI AL SALEM Air Base (en) + Qaeidat ALI AS-SALIM al-Jawwia : قاعدة علي السالم الجوية (ar)  (Ali Al Salem)
ARIFJAN ZONES Military Bases of ARIFJAN ZONES  (Camp Arifjan)Local: Military Bases of ARIFJAN ZONES (en) + Qawaeid Askariat lil-MANATIQ ARYFJAN : قواعد عسكرية للمناطق عريفجان (ar)  (Camp Arifjan)
KUWAIT BASE KUWAIT Naval Base : Sheikh Muhammad Naser al-Ahmad Naval Base : Ras al-Qulayah Naval Base  (Camp Patriot)Local: KUWAIT Naval Base : Sheikh Muhammad Naser al-Ahmad Naval Base : Ras al-Qulayah Naval Base (en) + Sheikh Muhammad Naser al-Ahmad : HADH AL-KUWAYT AL-BHARIH – قاعدة الكويت البحرية : قاعدة محمد ناصر الاحمد (ar)  (Ras al-Qulayah Naval Base)
PAK-KUWAIT PAK-KUWAIT Defense Co-operation  (Pak-Kuwait)Local: PAK-KUWAIT Defense Co-operation (en)  (Pak-Kuwait)
UDAIRI Military Camps in UDAIRI Range Complex  (Camp Buehring + Camp Virginia)Local: UDAIRI Range Complex (en) + Majmae Majmueat min ADIRI : مجمع مجموعة من عديري (ar)  (Camp Buehring + Camp Virginia)

70 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)

AFRICAN BANK African Development Bank : AFDB  (Tunis)
AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
ARAB LEAGUE League of Arab States : ARAB LEAGUE  (Cairo)
ASIA Asia Cooperation Dialogue : ACD  (Astana)
ASIA-AFRICA Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization : AALCO  (New Delhi)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GREATER ARABIA Greater Arab Free Trade Area : GAFTA  (Cairo)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN at the United Nations [Coalition of Developing Countries]  (New York)
GULF STATES Gulf Cooperation Council Common Market : GCC  (Riyadh)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
HYDROGRAPHY International Hydrographic Organization : IHO  (Monaco)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
IMO International Maritime Organization : IMO Specialized Agency  (London)
IMSO International Mobile Satellite Organization : IMSO  (London)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
ISESCO Islamic Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : ISESCO  (Rabat)
ISLAM Organization of the Islamic Conference : OIC  (Jeddah)
ISLAMIC BANK Islamic Development Bank : IDB  (Jeddah)
ISO International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
ISTANBUL COOPERATION Istanbul Cooperation Initiative : ICI  (Istanbul)
ITSO International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
NATURE CONSERVATION International Union for Conservation of Nature : IUCN  (Gland)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM [Coordinating Bureau – Non-Aligned Movement Centre for South-South Technical Cooperation : NAM CSSTC]  (Havana + New York + Jakarta)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO [Provisional Secretariat]  (Vienna)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries : OPEC  (Vienna)
OPEC FUND Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries Fund for International Development : OFID  (Vienna)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
SEABED Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority : ISA  (Kingston)
TRIBUNAL OF THE SEA International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea : ITLOS  (Hamburg)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women : UNIFEM  (New York)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNOOSA Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : OUTER SPACE Treaty  (Vienna)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ALI AL SALEM ALI AL SALEM Air Base  (Ali Al Salem)
ARIFJAN ZONES Military Bases of ARIFJAN ZONES  (Camp Arifjan)
KUWAIT BASE KUWAIT Naval Base : Sheikh Muhammad Naser al-Ahmad Naval Base : Ras al-Qulayah Naval Base  (Camp Patriot)
PAK-KUWAIT PAK-KUWAIT Defense Co-operation  (Pak-Kuwait)
UDAIRI Military Camps in UDAIRI Range Complex  (Camp Buehring + Camp Virginia)

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