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Islands of Kuwait

Bubiyan   - including Warbah    [1936]
   Group:
   Country: Kuwait   Region: Persian Gulf
Lat: 29.76º N   Long : 48.20º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 3 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 3 km    Isolation Index: 5
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 3%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 13200 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 7
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 7
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 01/08/90

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