CITY PROFILE 014: KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT
Coordinates: 29°22′11″N 47°58′42″E
Elevation: Near sea level
Daily Mean Temp: 78.7 Fahrenheit (25.95 Celsius)
Metro Population: 2,380,000
Estimated 2050 Metro Population: 5.2 million (all of Kuwait)
Risks: Extreme heat, dust storms, wars.
Advantages: Extremely wealthy city, no taxes, high standard of living.
Resources: Immediate: Port Regional: Oil and natural gas.
Other: One of the major centres in the burgeoning gulf region of the Middle East.