|Government||Nominal constitutional monarchy|
|Currency||Kuwaiti dinar (KD)|
|Population||2,418,393, including 1,291,354 non-nationals (July 2006 est.)|
|Language||Arabic (official), English widely spoken|
|Religion||Muslim 85% (Sunni 70%, Shi'a 30%), Christian, Hindu, Parsi, and other 15%|
|Electricity||240V/50Hz (UK plug)|
|Time Zone||UTC +3|
Kuwait is a country in the Middle East. It is located at the head of the Arabian Gulf, with Iraq to the north and west, and Saudi Arabia to the southwest.