Kuwait sits at the North-western tip of the Persian Gulf,
surrounded by Iraq from North and West
and Saudi Arabia from West. It's about the size of Slovenia or
US state of New Jersey. Kuwait is mostly flat and arid with little or
no water. The desert is generally gravelly, and the only vegetation in
existence is scrub.
Summer (April to September) Kuwait is hellishly hot; Winter months are
often pleasant, Featuring some of the region's cool weather, with day
time temperature around 18 degree C and nights being genuinely
chilly; sand storms occur through out the year but are particularly common spring.
country name: The State of
Area: 17,800 sq. km (7000 sq.
City (pop: 238,000)
Kuwaiti (45%), other Arab (35%), Asian (9%).
Arabic and English
Muslim (85%), Christian (7.5 %), Hindu (7.5%).
US $ 32 billion
GDP Per head:
US $ 16,700
go: The best time to visit
Kuwait is in May or October, right before or right after Summer, when
the temperatures are civilized.
Every one except nationals of other Gulf States needs a visa to enter
Kuwait. Kuwait does not issue tourist visas; Large hotels can sponsor
visas. If Your passport contains an Israeli stamp, you will refused
entry to Kuwait.
How to get there:
You could get there by air, sea or earth.
The best way to get around is using bus.
In cities: bus and car
Outside: airplane, ship and bus
Kuwaiti Dinar (KD)
US $ 5-7
restaurant meal: US $ 7-15
Top-end restaurant meal: US $ 15 and
US $ 40-70
hotel: US $ 70-150
US $ 150 and upwards
UTC/GMT plus 3
220 V and 240 V, 50 HZ
Telephone, Fax, Telegraph, Post, Email, Mobile, Internet.
An Arab Nation, with Islam (Sunni) religion live in Kuwait.
Making felts and Arabic musical instruments, Ornaments and
pottery is their Art Works. Their craft is as the other Arab
countries, special, Saudi Arabia. Ship-building is the most industry.
All are placed in Kuwait City (Capital).
Kuwait City (Capital),
Failaka Island, Al-Ahmadi.
All the Kuwait activities are in this city; also have some
museums and monuments, as National Museum, Taraq Rajab Museum, Grand
Mosque and Sadu House.
The home of Kuwait's main archeological site; Failake is
definitely worth a visit, though it requires of extra caution.
Failaka's history goes back to the Bronze Age Dilmun Civilization,
which was centered in Bahrain.
city, with many oil refineries, place 20 Km far from Capital.
"Koc" (Kuwait Oil Company) is the most Famous active company