Kuwait City is the capital and largest city of Kuwait. It has a population of 2.1 million in the metropolitan area. Kuwait City is the political, cultural and economic center of Kuwait. Kuwait City is considered a global city.
Area: 200 km²
Local time: Thursday 9:44 AM
Weather: 42°C, Wind W at 8 km/h, 18% Humidity
Getting there: 7 h 15 min flight. View flights
Population: 32,403 (2005) UNdata
Number of airports: 1
Kuwait follows the "civil law system" modeled after the French legal system,Kuwait's legal system is largely secular.Sharia law governs only family law for Muslim residents, non-Muslims in Kuwait have a secular family law.
For the application of family law, there are three separate court sections: Sunni, Shia and non-Muslim.According to the United Nations, Kuwait's legal system is a mix of British common law, French civil law, Egyptian civil law and Islamic law.
The court system in Kuwait is secular. Unlike other Gulf states, Kuwait does not have Sharia courts. Sections of the
civil court system administer family law.Kuwait has the most secular commercial law in the Gulf