Information about Kuwait
Population: 2.335.648 (2005 est)
Capital: Kuwait City 261.000 inhab. (2005)
Official Languages: arabic
The flag carrier of Kuwait is Kuwait Airways (KU)
Main cities: Kuwait, Salimiya, Jaleeb ash-Shuyukh, Haoualli, Abraq Kheetan, Al Farouaniyah
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Kuwait in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Kuwait, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Kuwait - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Kuwaiti dinar (KWD)
Time Zone: (GMT+3) Summer Time (GMT+3)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: None
- Recommended vaccines: Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine.