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Travel to Kuwait

Kuwait's Information

Flag of Kuwait
Land Area 17,818 km2
Total Area 17,818km2 (#152)
Population 2,832,776 (#141)
Population Density 158.98/km2
Government Type Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $301.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $71,300
Currency Dinar (KWD)
Largest Cities

ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)

Kuwait is home to excellent museums, beach resorts, restaurants and shopping.

The capital city of Kuwait City includes such attractions as the Liberation Tower, Kuwait City Towers, Failaka Island and its Bronze Age history, the City of Entertainment (Al-Madina Al-Tarfihiya), the National Museum and numerous other points-of-interest.

Outside of Kuwait City, there are few attractions, other than the resorts.

There are still signs of the Iraqi invasion that devastated much of the country, but building is taking place and the Kuwaitis are warm and welcoming.


  • Calling Code: 965
  • Electricity: 240V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: Kuwait's climate is warm and tropical. The summer months, April to September, are very hot and dry. Temperatures can reach over 110° F (43° C) in the daytime.

    The winter season, November through February, is cooler (55° F; 12° C) with some rainfall. Most of the rain occurs between October and April.

    March, the spring season, is warm and pleasant.

    Most visitors prefer to travel to Kuwait between November and April.

  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • Kuwait Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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