Al Asimah Governorate (Kuwait)

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Al Asimah
العاصمه
Governorate
The Fourth Ring Road
The Fourth Ring Road
Map of Kuwait with Al Asimah highlighted
Map of Kuwait with Al Asimah highlighted
Coordinates (Al Kuwait): 29°21′58″N 47°58′41″E / 29.366°N 47.978°E / 29.366; 47.978Coordinates: 29°21′58″N 47°58′41″E / 29.366°N 47.978°E / 29.366; 47.978
Country  Kuwait
Capital Al Kuwait
Districts 23
Area
 • Total 200 km2 (80 sq mi)
Population (2007-12-31)
 • Total 499,269
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+03)
ISO 3166 code KW-KU

Al Asimah (Arabic: العاصمه‎), also called Al Kuwayt or Capitalis one of the six governorates of Kuwait, and consists of the following districts:[1]

Al Asimah means "the capital" in Arabic. Al Asimah houses most of Kuwait's financial and business centres such as the Kuwait Stock Exchange.

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