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nome: Kuwait City
coordinate geografiche: 29 22 N, 47 58 E
differenza di tempo: UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
etymology: the name derives from Arabic "al-Kuwayt" a diminutive of "kut" meaning "fortress," possibly a reference to a small castle built on the current location of Kuwait City by the Beni Khaled tribe in the 17th century
19 Giugno 1961 (from the UK)
Festa nazionale
National Day, 25 Febbraio (1950)
history: approved and promulgated 11 Novembre 1962
amendments: proposed by the amir or supported by at least one third of the National Assembly; passage requires two-thirds consent of the Assembly membership and promulgation by the amir; constitutional articles on the initiation, approval, and promulgation of general legislation cannot be amended (2016)
21 anni and at least 20-year citizenship
Ramo esecutivo
capo dello stato: Amir SABAH al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah (da allora 29 January 2006); Crown Prince NAWAF al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah
capo di governo: Prime Minister JABIR AL-MUBARAK al-Hamad al-Sabah (da allora 30 November 2011); First Deputy Prime Minister NASIR Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah (da allora 11 December 2017); Deputy Prime Ministers SABAH KHALID al-Hamid al-Sabah (da allora 13 December 2011), KHALID al-Jarrah al-Sabah (da allora 4 August 2013), Anas Khalid al-SALEH (da allora 4 August 2013); note - on 14 November 2019, the government of Prime Minister JABIR AL-MUBARAK al-Hamad al-Sabah resigned
cabinet: Council of Ministers appointed by the prime minister, approved by the amir
elections/appointments: amir chosen from within the ruling family, confirmed by the National Assembly; prime minister and deputy prime ministers appointed by the amir; crown prince appointed by the amir and approved by the National Assembly

Fonte: CIA World Factbook - Aggiornato a partire da dicembre 31, 2019