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Kuwait

Kuwait is located in the Middle East and has a population of 2.7 million people. Kuwait is a blend of western culture and strict Islam that work together to create a truly interesting destination to visit. Kuwait City, the capital, is a busy metropolis and the large sums of money from oil revenue have provided for solid development and infrastructure. The official language of Kuwait is Arabic, but English is widely understood.

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Best time to travel

Kuwait is hot and dry during the summer (April through to October), and its winters are cool (November through to March); spring is the best time to visit as it is generally quite pleasant.

Money and costs

The national currency is the Kuwait Dinar (KWD). Find up-to-date exchange rates and conversion through a currency conversion tool.

Visas

Most nationalities require a visa for entry to Kuwait. For many countries, such as the USA, Canada, most EU members and Australia, 90-day tourist visas can usually be obtained on arrival.

Getting there

Kuwait Airport is the gateway to Kuwait and is not far from Kuwait City.

Dialling codes

To call Kuwait, the country dialling code is +965.

Useful links

Find more in-depth information on Kuwait at:

Lonely Planet - www.lonelyplanet.com/​kuwait

Kuwait Embassy in the USA - kuwait.embassyhomepage.com

Kuwait Embassy in the UK - kuwait.embassyhomepage.com

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Page last updated: Friday, 2nd September 2011