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Rumaithiya
Ar - Rumaytheeyah
Rumaythiyah
City
Province Hawalli Governorate
Population
 • Total 58,135
Time zone GMT+3

Rumaithiya is an area in Hawalli governorate in Kuwait. About 58,000 people live there.

Origin of the name

It is believed that the name of the area comes from a plant called Haloxylon. In the Arabic language, the plant is called Rumth. The area used to have this plants in it. Rumaithiya literally means something related to Rumth.

Places

Uqba ibn Nafi mosque, ar Rumaithiya
Uqba Bin Nafe' Mosque
  • There are 14 masjids in Rumaithiya
  • There are more than 70 Husayniyas in Rumaithiya
  • There are 12 branches for Rumaithiya Co-Op society
  • There is an area for sports
  • There are 2 public parks
  • There are 13 schools in Rumaithiya without private schools and children's schools (kindergartens)
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