, officially the State of Kuwait, is a country in Western Asia.
Situated in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the
Persian Gulf, it shares borders with Iraq and Saudi Arabia. As of 2016,
Kuwait has a population of 4.5 million people: 1.3 million are Kuwaitis
and 3.2 million are expatriates.
Kuwait is a constitutional sovereign state with a semi-democratic
political system. Kuwait has a high-income economy backed by the
world's sixth largest oil reserves. The Kuwaiti dinar is the highest
valued currency in the world. According to the World Bank, the country
has the fourth highest per capita income.
The postal history of Kuwait begins around 1775, when the East India
Company began an overland desert camel service from the head of the
Persian Gulf to Aleppo and Constantinople as an alternative to slower
sea travel around the Arabian Peninsula.
After the treaty with the British in 1899, the consul's office handled
mail, using stamps sent from Bushire, and forwarding mail to Bushire or
putting it on passing ships. The first dedicated post office opened on
21 January 1915, and used stamps of India.
The first stamp of Kuwait issued after it gain independance from United
Kingdiom in 1961. [R2]
Official stamps of Kuwait related to
Paleontology: Dinosaurs, Natural History Museum
"10th anniversary of Science and Natural History Museum" 
"25th anniversary of Natural History Museum" 
 Kuwait Science and Natural
History Museum was opened in 1972, by Sheikh Jaber Al Sabah.
"Department of Natural History" contain a hall with some fossils and
replicas of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. [R3]
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postal history of Kuwait is on Wikipedia [R3] Kuwait Science and