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Kuwait is divided into 6 governorates (muhafazah). The governorates are further subdivided into districts.

Governorates of Kuwait
Subdivision Capital Area
of 2005
Al Ahmadi1) Al Ahmadi 5 120 393 861 1946 from Al Asimah
Al Asimah (Al Kuwayt)2) Al Kuwait 200 261 013 original Governorate
Al Farwaniyah Al Farwaniyah 190 622 123 1988 from Al Asimah
Al Jahra3) Al Jahra 12 130 272 373 1979 from Al Asimah
Hawalli Hawalli District 84 487 514 original Governorate
Mubarak Al-Kabeer Mubarak Al-Kabeer 94 176 519 Nov. 1999 from Hawalli
TOTAL 17 818 2 213 403  
1) The Neutral Zone was dissolved on Dec. 18, 1969,
and the northern part with 2590 km² was added to Al Ahmadi (with small part in the northwest added to Al Jahra)
2) including the islands of Failaka, Miskan, and Auhah
3) including the islands of Warbah and Bubiyan

See also

  • ISO 3166-2:KW


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