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Capital Governorate (Kuwait)

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Country  Kuwait
Districts  23
ISO 3166 code  KW-KU
Population  534,964 (Jun 2014)
Capital  Al Kuwait
Time zone  EAT (UTC+03)
Area  200 km²
Team  Al-Nasr SC
Capital Governorate (Kuwait) httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Points of interest  Kuwait Towers, Grand Mosque, Al Hamra Tower, Souq Al Mubarakeya, Kuwait Entertainment City
Colleges and Universities  Kuwait University, Kuwait Maastricht Business, Kuwait International Law Scho

Al Asimah (Arabic: العاصمة‎‎), also called Al Kuwayt or Capital is one of the six governorates of Kuwait, and consists of the following districts:

Contents

Map of Al Asimah Governate, Kuwait

  • Abdullah Al-Salem عبدالله السالم
  • Adiliya العديلية
  • Bneid Al-Qar بنيد القار
  • Al Da'iya الدعية
  • Al Dasma الدسمة
  • Al Faiha الفيحا
  • Faylakah (consisting of the islands of Failaka, Miskan, and Auhah)
  • Kaifan كيفان
  • Khaldiya
  • Kuwait City (Kuwait's capital)
  • Al Mansouriah المنصورية
  • Murgab المرقاب
  • Al-Nuzha النزهة
  • Al Qadisiya القادسية
  • Qurtoba قرطبة
  • Rawdah الروضة
  • Al Shamiya الشامية
  • Al Shuwaikh الشويخ
  • Sulaibikhat
  • Al Surra السرة
  • Al Yarmouk اليرموك
  • Al Asimah means "the capital" in Arabic. Al Asimah houses most of Kuwait's financial and business centres such as the Kuwait Stock Exchange.

    Government

    Nasir Sabah Nasir Mubarak I was governor from 1962 until his death in 1979. Salim Sabah Nasir Mubarak I became the next governor, circa 1979. Jabir Abdallah Jabir Abdallah II become governor in 1985.

    References

    Capital Governorate (Kuwait) Wikipedia


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