KUWAIT FLAGKuwait is located in the Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iraq and Saudi Arabia. After an invasion from Iraq leading the Gulf War in the early 1990's, Kuwait has recovered peace and contains vast oil reserves. Its population is currently approximately 2 million. The flag shown here was adopted in 1961. The colors (black, green, white, and red) are the pan-Arab colors, and they represent success on the battlefield, fertile land, purity, and blood shed in battle, respectively.