Farwaniya Governorate

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Farwaniya Governorate
محافظة الفروانية
Governorate
Map of Kuwait with Al Farwaniyah highlighted
Map of Kuwait with Al Farwaniyah highlighted
Coordinates (Al Farwaniyah): 29°16′37″N 47°57′32″E / 29.277°N 47.959°E / 29.277; 47.959Coordinates: 29°16′37″N 47°57′32″E / 29.277°N 47.959°E / 29.277; 47.959
Country  Kuwait
Capital Al Farwaniyah
Districts 16
Area
 • Total 190 km2 (70 sq mi)
Population (June 2017)[1]
 • Total 1,169,312
 • Density 6,200/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+03 (EAT)
ISO 3166 code KW-FA

Farwaniya Governorate (Arabic: محافظة الفروانية‎ Muḥāfaẓat al-Farwānīyah) is the most populous of the six governorates of Kuwait, in terms of total number of residents. It is Kuwait's main residential area and also forms an important part of Kuwait's commercial activities. The Governor is Faisal H. M. Al-Sabah as of May 2014. Al Farwaniyah consists of the following districts:[2]

Sports[edit]

Al Tadamon Sports Club is located in Al Farwaniyah Governorate, won the Kuwaiti Division One three times.

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