Kuwait City
in Al Asimah, Kuwait

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
29.370 and 47.978 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 29° 22' 10" and E 47° 58' 41"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dinar - KWD
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:40 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Kuwait
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:31 am and 4:50 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Akamaru
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Delve into Kuwait City

Kuwait City in Al Asimah with it's 60,064 habitants is a city located in Kuwait. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Kuwait City is now 05:40 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kuwait with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Kuwait City, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Kuwait is Kuwait International Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Hawalli, Al Farwaniyah, Mubarak al Kabir, Al Ahmadi and Al Jahra'. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 17°C / 63 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 50%
Air Pressure 1018 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 11th of December 2019

19°C (66 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 12th of December 2019

19°C (66 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Scattered clouds, setting.

Friday, 13th of December 2019

20°C (68 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Millennium Hotel & Convention Centre

Address
4,7 mi
4th Ring Road, Abou Thar Al Ghafari Street
29370 Kuwait
Kuwait

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 23:59
Weekend: 0:00 - 23:59


MOVENPICK HOTEL KUWAIT

Address
4,2 mi
Free Trade Zone Shuwaikh Area
13008 Kuwait
Kuwait

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kuwait City a Luxury Collection Hotel Sheraton Kuwait

Address
1,1 mi
SAFAT 13060 FAHD AL SALEM ST PO BOX 5902 SAFAT
13060 Kuwait
Kuwait

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Gulf Rose Hotel

Address
0,0 mi
Murqab Area - Gulf RoseTower
Kuwait city
Kuwait

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kuwait Hyatt Hotel

Address
1,1 mi
Cairo street, P.O Box : 21192
13072 Kuwait
Kuwait

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 08:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Convention Center & Royal Suites

Address
4,1 mi
Kuwait Free Trade Zone, Shuwaikh
13008 Kuwait City
Kuwait

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


InterContinental KUWAIT

Address
2,7 mi
Salmiya Area, Gulf Street,Area No 71 - Block No 2A
00000 Kuwait City
Kuwait

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Le Jazz hotel (ex Hawthorn Suites)

Address
2,6 mi
P.O.Box 4494 Hawally
32075 Kuwait City
Kuwait

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 05:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Plaza Athenee Hotel

Address
1,9 mi
Block 18 - Bnaid Al Qar - Opposite
35151 Kuwait City
Kuwait

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Safir International Hotel Kuwait

Address
1,5 mi
Arabian Gulf Street
13060 Kuwait
Kuwait

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

our loshar festival in kuwait city 2011 ...

Published: September 28, 2013
Length: 07:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: grg ontim

0ur grg l0shar in 2011 at kuwait city proud to bee a guRung ... jai nepal :)


Kuwait

Published: January 13, 2012
Length: 17:02 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: barrbcow

Some of the photo's I took while in Kuwait 22nd October-9th November 2011. Places include Salmiya, Marina Waves, Kuwait City, Kuwait Towers, 360 Mall & The Scientific Centre. Hope you Enjoy!...


KUWAIT Aqua Park 10 NOV 2012 AT 20 00PM

Published: November 14, 2012
Length: 06:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: STEVEN WORTON

DAY 10TH OF NOVEMBER 2012 , 50 YEARS OF KUWAIT . AT 20.00 , SHORE LINE OF KUWAIT CITY , AQUA PARK , it was over a 100 years ago when KUWAIT & ISRAEL was part of the turkey ...


2011 AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers Australia 2-2 Kuwait

Published: June 04, 2013
Length: 32:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Alex Mad

2010 Asian Cup Qualifying Australia Vs Kuwait date: 6th-Jan-2010 Venue : International Jaber Al-Ahmad Stadium, Kuwait City Referee : Irmatov Ravshan (Uzbekistan) Linesmen : Rasulov ...


Kuwait 2012 - Kiteman Productions

Published: November 13, 2012
Length: 50:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mike Barnes

The Kiteman team travels to Kuwait and participates in the largest fireworks show ever produced in the history of the planet!


Grand Effects Fire and Water Showcase - El Safat, Kuwait

Published: July 26, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: GrandEffectsInc

Grand Effects Fire and Water Features are showcased at this public monument in El Safat, Kuwait.


Telecommunications Engineers (Sean and Buck) having fun in Kuwait

Published: November 29, 2014
Length: 25:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Uncle Buck Robinson

Sean is depressed because his Computer Station Love Seat was shot down due to budget cuts.


Old Macintosh TV Commercial: The Home Office

Published: February 02, 2009
Length: 09:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: aljawad

A TV commercial for the Macintosh computer dating to the late 1980s.


Hilal Arnaout: Nagovor ob nakupu gradbene jame MAKS

Published: January 06, 2014
Length: 54:50 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Andrej Fištravec

Sirskega poslovneža Hilala Arnaouta iz Kuvajta je mariborski župan dr. Andrej Fištravec na obisku v Kuvajtu prepričal, da je kupil gradbeno jamo propadlega projekta MAKS. Na tem mestu bo...


First pillion ride on the CBR 600RR

Published: February 20, 2013
Length: 11:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jaison Varghese

Sorry for the very amateurish video!!! I apologize!!


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Kuwait Telecommunications Tower

The Liberation Tower is the second tallest structure in Kuwait. Construction of the tower commenced before the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait on August 2, 1990. It was meant to be called The Kuwait Telecommunications Tower. When the invasion took place, construction, which was almost half-way complete, was put on hold. However, the structure received no damage, and construction resumed after Saddam Hussein's forces were expelled on February 27, 1991.

Located at 29.3683, 47.975 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kuwait City, Towers in Kuwait, Gulf War, Buildings and structures with revolving restaurants, Towers completed in 1993

KIPCO

Kuwait Projects Company (Holding), popularly known as KIPCO, is one of the premier investment holding companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The Group has significant ownership interests in a portfolio of over 70 companies operating across 26 countries. Its main sector focus is financial services, insurance and media. In addition, it has interests in the real estate, industrial, education and management & advisory sectors.

Located at 29.3758, 47.9864 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Companies of Kuwait, Investment companies, Companies established in 1975

Kuwait Stock Exchange

The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) is the national stock market of The State of Kuwait. Although several share holding companies (such as NBK in 1952) existed in Kuwait prior to the creation of the KSE, it was not until October 1962 that a law was passed to organize the country's stock market. The Kuwait Stock Exchange is also among the first and largest stock exchanges in the Persian Gulf region, and is now gaining prominence as one of the most potentially important in the world.

Located at 29.3778, 47.9758 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Economy of Kuwait, Stock exchanges in the Middle East, Stock exchanges in Asia

Safat

Safat Square (Arabic: ساحة الصفاة‎ Sahat al safat is a major historical commercial square in Kuwait City, Kuwait.

Located at 29.3716, 47.9736 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kuwait City

Grand Mosque (Kuwait)

The Grand Mosque is the largest and the official mosque in the country of Kuwait. Its area spans 45,000 square metres, out of which the building itself covers 20,000 square metres . The main prayer hall is 72 metres wide on all sides, has 21 teakwood doors, and has lighting provided by 144 windows. The dome of the mosque is 26 metres in diameter and 43 metres high, and is decorated with the Asma al-hosna, the 99 names of God.

Located at 29.3789, 47.9747 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious buildings completed in 1986, Mosques in Kuwait

Kuwait Investment Authority

The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) is Kuwait's sovereign wealth fund (7th place SWF Institute Ranking 2010), managing body, specializing in local and foreign investment. It was founded to manage the funds of the Kuwaiti Government in light of financial surpluses after the discovery of oil. Today, KIA manages the Kuwait General Reserve Fund, the Kuwait Future Generations Fund, as well as any other assets committed by the Ministry of Finance.

Located at 29.3644, 47.9767 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Organizations based in Kuwait, Sovereign wealth funds

Imam Hussein Mosque

Imam Hussein Mosque Is the largest Shi'a Mosque in Kuwait. Located in Midan Hawalli District, Kuwait City The Prayer hall contains about 4,000 to 5,000 Worshippers for men . About 500 to 1,000 for Women. The Mosque was built in 1986. During Invasion of Kuwait the Mosque wasn't Damaged or Destroyed.

Located at 29.3697, 47.9783 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kuwait City, Mosques in Kuwait

Imam Mahdi Mosque

The Imam Mahdi Mosque was built in Kuwait in 1995.

Located at 29.3697, 47.9783 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kuwait City, Mosques in Kuwait, Religious buildings completed in 1995

Imam Baqir Mosque

Imam Baqir Mosque is a Shi'a mosque located in Surra District, Kuwait. The prayer hall for men holds 6,000 worshippers, and the women's prayer hall contains about 2,000. In 2011 the imam of the mosque was Sheikh Mustafa. Imam Baqir Mosque is one of the largest Shi'a Mosques in Kuwait. For Friday prayer, most worshippers come in the afternoon. During the Maghreb Prayer about 2,000 Worshippers attend. Construction was started in 2005, and was completed in 2007.

Located at 29.3697, 47.9783 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques in Kuwait, Religious buildings completed in 2007, 21st-century mosques

Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) is a non-government institution representing business establishments in Kuwait. The Chamber acts on the behalf of, represents and lobbies for the interests of businesspersons and industrialists in Kuwait.

Located at 29.3717, 47.9814 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Economy of Kuwait, Chambers of commerce, 1955 establishments

Annahar (Kuwait)

Annahar newspaper first published in Kuwait in 2007 its different than newspaper in Beirut with the same name. the owners is Bukhamseen family

Located at 29.3767, 47.9789 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Newspapers published in Kuwait

Crystal Tower (Kuwait City)

The Crystal Tower in Kuwait is a 207-metre high skyscraper. It was constructed by the Al Arabiya Real Estate Company with an award winning design by HOK (hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum, Inc. ) and OBD (Dar Osama Bukhamseen Design).

Located at 29.377, 47.9777 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Skyscrapers, Towers in Kuwait

Districts of the same city

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2019

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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