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The State of Kuwait is a small oil-rich monarchy on the coast of the Persian Gulf, enclosed by Saudi Arabia in the south and Iraq in the north. The name is a diminutive of an Arabic word meaning "fortress built near water." Motto: For Kuwait Anthem: Al-Nasheed Al-Watani Location of Kuwait Capital Kuwait City 29°22′ N 47°58′ E Largest city Kuwait City Official language(s) Arabic, English (Widely spoken) Government Emir Crown Prince Prime minister nominal constitutional monarchy Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah Independence from the United Kingdom June 19, 1961 Area - Total - Water (%) 17,818 km² (153rd) 6,880 mi² Negligible Population - July 2005 est. - [[As of |]] census - Density 2,335,648 1 (135th) 131/km² (57th) 339/mi² GDP (PPP) - Total - Per capita 2005 estimate $51.62 billion (78th) $22,100 (45th) HDI (2003) 0.844 (44th) – high Currency Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD) Time zone - Summer (DST) (UTC+3) (UTC) Internet TLD .kw Calling code +965 1.) Figure includes 1,291,354 non-nationals (July 2005 est.).