The country of Kuwait is located in the middle eastern region of the world. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south, Iraq and Iran to the west, Qatar, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to the north, and Yemen to the east. Kuwait has a population of just over 2 million people. The capital and largest city is Kuwait City.nKuwait is a constitutional monarchy with King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifah as head of state. The country's government is based on Islamic law and it has a parliamentary system. Kuwait has a rich cultural heritage, including significant contributions from its art, music and literature communities. The economy relies mainly on oil and natural gas exports, but Kuwait also has a growing tourism industry.