Hawalli Governorate

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Hawalli Governorate
محافظة حولي
Governorate
Dome  of Al Othman Mosque in Hawalli
Dome of Al Othman Mosque in Hawalli
Map of Kuwait with Hawalli highlighted
Map of Kuwait with Hawalli highlighted
Coordinates (Hawalli 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 Hawalli 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

Hawalli Governorate (Arabic: محافظة حولي‎‎ Muḥāfaẓat Ḥawalli) is one of the six governorates of Kuwait, consisting of the following areas:[2]

Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah become governor in 1962.[3] The current governor of the Hawalli governorate is Lt.Gen. (ret.) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nawaf Al-Sabah.[citation needed]

A 2005 estimate reported the population of Hawalli to be 393,861.[4]

A December 31, 2007 estimate reported Hawalli's population to be 714,876.[5]

As of June 2014, the population of Hawalli is estimated to be 890,533.[1]

Sports[edit]

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

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