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The State of Kuwait

Location and Geography

Kuwait is located in the North-eastern corner of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by Iraq in the North and West, Saudi Arabia in the South and the Arabian Gulf in the East. Kuwait has no mountains or rivers. The terrain is flat to slightly undulated desert plains. Meadows and pastures cover only eight percent of the area; the rest of the land is barren. Kuwait has nine islands off its coast, the largest is Bubiyan. Despite its desert conditions, the country has a rich plant life. Summers in Kuwait are intensely hot and winters short and cool. Sand and dust storms occur throughout the year.