List of islands of Kuwait

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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       29°59′38″N 48°04′00″E / 29.99389°N 48.06667°E / 29.99389; 48.06667
Bubiyan Island جَزِيرَة بُوبِيَان 863       29°44′41″N 48°21′03″E / 29.74472°N 48.35083°E / 29.74472; 48.35083
Failaka with satellite islands (Al Asimah Governorate)
Miskan Island جَزِيرَة مِسْكَان 0.75   29°29′05″N 48°15′05″E / 29.48472°N 48.25139°E / 29.48472; 48.25139
Failaka Island جَزِيرَة فَيْلَكَا 20       29°26′26″N 48°20′05″E / 29.44056°N 48.33472°E / 29.44056; 48.33472
Auhah Island جَزِيرَة عَوْهَة 0.35   29°22′40″N 48°26′21″E / 29.37778°N 48.43917°E / 29.37778; 48.43917
islands of Kuwait Bay (Al Asimah Governorate)
Umm an Namil Island جَزِيرَة أُمّ اَلنَّمْل 0.30   29°22′54″N 47°52′01″E / 29.38167°N 47.86694°E / 29.38167; 47.86694
Shuwaikh Island1) جَزِيرَة قُرَيْن 0.012 29°21′16″N 47°54′35″E / 29.35444°N 47.90972°E / 29.35444; 47.90972
southern islands (Al Ahmadi Governorate)
Kubbar Island جَزِيرَة كُبَّر 0.11   29°04′20″N 48°29′36″E / 29.07222°N 48.49333°E / 29.07222; 48.49333
Qaruh Island2) جَزِيرَة قَارُوه 0.035 28°49′03″N 48°46′35″E / 28.81750°N 48.77639°E / 28.81750; 48.77639
Umm al Maradim Island2) جَزِيرَة أُمّ اَلْمَرَادِم 0.65   28°40′42″N 48°39′10″E / 28.67833°N 48.65278°E / 28.67833; 48.65278
Islands of Kuwait   922        
1) former island
2) until December 18, 1969 part of the Neutral Zone

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