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The Map

Kuwait is situated in the northeast of the Arabian Peninsula, on the coast, and its port is the last wide port in the waters of the Arabian Gulf, which gave its location in the ancient history of great importance in terms of the use of its port in trade, travel and maritime transport.

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This site has been known by three names throughout history. These names were documented in ancient European maps. The first of these names is the name of Kazema, the name is rooted in the ancient Arab history as the most important geographic area in Kuwait at the time. Its name was known on all other sites in Kuwait ancient geography at the time. This name was stated in the European maps.

Then, this synchronized in the modern era with two names which include Al-Qurain that has been written in old European maps, followed by the name of Kuwait, which has been confirmed and remained at this site until modern Kuwait originated.