Hawalli Governorate
محافظة حولي
Map of Kuwait with Hawalli highlighted
Map of Kuwait with Hawalli highlighted
Coordinates (Hawalli District): 29°18′20″N 48°01′51″E / 29.30556°N 48.03083°E / 29.30556; 48.03083
Country Kuwait
 • Total82 km2 (32 sq mi)
 (June 2014)[1]
 • Total890,533
 • Density11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+03 (EAT)
ISO 3166 codeKW-HW

Hawalli Governorate (Arabic: محافظة حولي Muḥāfaẓat Ḥawalli), is one of the six governorates of Kuwait, consisting of the following areas:[2]

Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah become governor in 1962.[3] A more recent governor of the Hawalli governorate is Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, later became prime minister.

A 2005 estimate reported the population of Hawalli to be 393,861.[4]

A 31 December 2007 estimate reported Hawalli's population to be 714,876.[5]

As of June 2014, the population of Hawalli is estimated to be 890,533.[1]


Qadsia SC and Al-Salmiya SC are situated in Hawalli governorate

Notable people


  1. ^ a b "Statistical Reports". stat.paci.gov.kw. Archived from the original on 13 March 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Kuwait Info - Information About Kuwait Tourism and Organizations". kuwait-info.com.
  3. ^ Alan Rush (1987). Al-Sabah: History & Genealogy of Kuwait's Ruling Family, 1752-1987. London: Ithaca Press. ISBN 978-0-86372-081-9.
  4. ^ "GeoHive : Kuwait". Archived from the original on 23 August 2005. Retrieved 9 August 2005.
  5. ^ "الهيئة العامة للمعلومات المدنية". paci.hov.kw. Archived from the original on 5 May 2008.