The State of Kuwait sits at the tip of the Gulf region, bordering Iraq to the north and Saudi Arabia to the south. With a land area of some 17,820 sq. km, most of Kuwait's inhabitants reside in the capital, Kuwait City. According to government data, as of 2021, Kuwait has a population of 4.67 million, of whom 3.2 million are foreign nationals.
Kuwait is a constitutional emirate, governed by the Al-Sabah family. Head of state is Emir Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, its Crown Prince is Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and its Prime Minister is Sabah Khalid Al-Sabah
Thanks to a high-income economy, and backed by the world's sixth largest oil reserves, the Kuwaiti dinar is the highest valued currency in the world. Kuwait's business languages are Arabic and English.