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List of islands of Kuwait

This is a list of islands of Kuwait. Kuwait has nine Islands (ten including one former island). They are indicated on the NASA satellite image and listed in the table in order from north to south:

Islands of Kuwait
NASA Visible Color Satellite Image with islands of Kuwait
Island Arabic Area km² Coordinates
northern mudflat islands (Al Jahra Governorate)
Warbah Island جَزِيرَة وَرْبَة 37      
Bubiyan Island جَزِيرَة بُوبِيَان 863      
Failaka with satellite islands (Al Asimah Governorate)
Miskan Island جَزِيرَة مِسْكَان 0.75  
Failaka Island جَزِيرَة فَيْلَكَا 20      
Auhah Island جَزِيرَة عَوْهَة 0.35  
islands of Kuwait Bay (Al Asimah Governorate)
Umm an Namil Island جَزِيرَة أُمّ اَلنَّمْل 0.30  
Shuwaikh Island1) جَزِيرَة قُرَيْن 0.012
southern islands (Al Ahmadi Governorate)
Kubbar Island جَزِيرَة كُبَّر 0.11  
Qaruh Island2) جَزِيرَة قَارُوه 0.035
Umm al Maradim Island2) جَزِيرَة أُمّ اَلْمَرَادِم 0.65  
Islands of Kuwait   922        
1) former island
2) until December 18, 1969 part of the Neutral Zone

See also

External links

  • map of maritime boundaries
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