Hawalli Governorate

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Hawally
حولي
Governorate
Dome  of Al Othman Mosque in Hawalli, the capital of Hawalli Governorate
Dome of Al Othman Mosque in Hawalli, the capital of Hawalli Governorate
Map of Kuwait with Hawally highlighted
Map of Kuwait with Hawally highlighted
Coordinates (Hawally District): 29°19′59″N 48°01′44″E / 29.333°N 48.029°E / 29.333; 48.029Coordinates: 29°19′59″N 48°01′44″E / 29.333°N 48.029°E / 29.333; 48.029
Country  Kuwait
Capital Hawally District
Districts 10
Area
 • Total 82 km2 (32 sq mi)
Population (June 2014)[1]
 • Total 890,533
 • Density 11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+03)
ISO 3166 code KW-HW

Hawally (Arabic: حولي‎) is one of the six governorates of Kuwait, consisting of the following districts:[2]

The current governor of the Hawally governorate is Lt.Gen. (ret.) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nawaf Al-Sabah.

A 2005 estimate reported the population of Hawally to be 393,861.[3]

A December 31, 2007 estimate reported Hawally's population to be 714,876.[4]

As of June 2014, the population of Hawally is estimated to be 890,533.[5]

Sports[edit]

Qadsia SC and Al-Salmiya SC are situated in Hawalli governorate.

Notable People from Hawally[edit]

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