Timeline of Kuwait City

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The following is a timeline of the history of Kuwait City , Al Asimah Governorate, Kuwait, and its metro surroundings.


Prior to 20th century

20th century

21st century

Kuwait City, from the International Space Station in 2006 ISS013-E-54054, view of Kuwait City.jpg
Kuwait City, from the International Space Station in 2006
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Map of Kuwait City, 2011

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