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: 07:56 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Kuwait
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:18 am and 6:24 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 07:56 AM (Monday). 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. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 44°C / 112 °F

Morning Temperature 31°C / 88 °F
Evening Temperature 41°C / 107 °F
Night Temperature 35°C / 96 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 8%
Air Pressure 1002.7 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

46°C (115 °F)
36°C (97 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

48°C (118 °F)
38°C (100 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

47°C (116 °F)
35°C (95 °F)
Sky is clear, 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.

Fire in Kuwait City

Published: February 27, 2010
Length: 07:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MOHAMMAD ALATTAR

While Im going to shopping in Kuwait City I see fire came over three building in Sharq area it start at 3.00 pm in 26/2/2010. I capture in my HTC HD2.


kuwait city fruit market

Published: December 27, 2007
Length: 43:09 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: steve lion

kuwait city fruit market.


Downtown Kuwait City current

Published: January 20, 2015
Length: 22:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jeffrey Gastauer

via YouTube Capture.


Sazali Samad Training at Platinum Mesila Gym, Kuwait

Published: February 17, 2015
Length: 13:29 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TegapTV Malaysia

Motivation video Sazali Samad Training at Platinum Mesila Gym, Kuwait City 5 February 2015.


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 RIDE test with leica d lux 4

Published: June 01, 2010
Length: 41:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Yousef S.S.

ride in kuwait city the 1st ring road camera: leica d lux 4.


Platinum Bodybuilding Figure 2015: Overall Champ - Ahmed Ashkanani

Published: February 12, 2015
Length: 29:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TegapTV Malaysia

Overall Champ determination Platinum Bodybuilding Figure 2015 Championship The Regency, Kuwait City 6 February 2015.


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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

JW Marriott Kuwait City

The JW Marriott Kuwait City, formerly Kuwait City's Le Meridien hotel, was taken over by Marriott International in November, 2002, and was rebranded on January 1, 2003.

Located at 29.365, 47.9675 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hotels in Kuwait

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

Amiri Hospital

The Amiri Hospital is a general hospital located in the Kuwait City and it serves an estimated 400,000 patients per year.

Located at 29.3878, 47.9869 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Hospitals in Kuwait, Hospitals established in 1949

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

Gulfsat

Gulfsat provides satellite communications solutions in the state of Kuwait. It was established in 1995 with the partnership of the Kuwait Ministry of Communications and Hughes Network Systems. Gulfsat is a member of KIPCO Group, the region’s leading investment group.

Located at 29.3767, 47.9875 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Telecommunications companies of Kuwait

Arraya Tower

The Arraya Tower is a skyscraper completed in 2009 in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The tower serves as a grade-A office structure. With sixty stories, and 300 metres high (with a 45-metre spire), the building was the tallest tower in Kuwait until the construction of Al Hamra Tower in 2011. It is currently the 59th tallest building in the world. On January 19, 2010, The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) announced that Arraya Tower was the 4th-tallest building completed in 2009.

Located at 29.3762, 47.9904 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Skyscrapers between 300 and 349 meters, Office buildings completed in 2009

Dar Al Awadi Tower

The Dar Al Awadi Tower is currently the fifth tallest building in Kuwait after Arraya 2, Al-Waqf Tower, Kuwait Trade Center and Baitak Tower. It has 35 floors and it is 171 metres high. Construction was completed in 2005. Dar Abdullah Al Awadi Complex Shopping Center and Offices Tower is one of the Real Estate Investment Company projects.

Located at 29.3817, 47.9869 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towers in Kuwait

Shamiya

Shamiya is a suburb of Kuwait City; it is located in Al Asimah Governorate in Kuwait.

Located at 29.35, 47.9667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kuwait

Dahiya Abduallah al Salem

Dahiya Abduallah al Salem is a suburb of Kuwait City; it is located in the governorate of Al Asimah in Kuwait.

Located at 29.3525, 47.9822 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kuwait

National Library of Kuwait

The National Library of Kuwait is the national library and legal deposit and copyright library for Kuwait. The library was established in 1923.

Located at 29.375, 47.9686 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
1923 establishments in Kuwait, Government of Kuwait, Kuwaiti culture, National libraries, Libraries established in 1923

Kuwait Maastricht Business School

The Kuwait-Maastricht Business School (KMBS) is a private business college in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Founded in 2003, it is the Kuwaiti counterpart of the Maastricht School of Management (MSM) in the Netherlands. KMBS offers the first private graduate level Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Kuwait. KMBS has been accredited by the Association of MBAs. As of 2012, KMBS is the only internationally accredited business school in Kuwait, and the degree is recognized world-wide.

Located at 29.3603, 47.9997 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Kuwait

Al Shamiya

Al Shamiya is a suburb of Kuwait City.

Located at 29.35, 47.9667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Suburbs of Kuwait City

Kuwait National Museum

The Kuwait National Museum is the national museum of Kuwait, located in Kuwait City. It was established in 1983 and designed by architect Michel Ecochard. The museum comprises four buildings, in a rectangular plan set around a central garden.

Located at 29.3731, 47.9667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kuwait City, Museums in Kuwait, Museums established in 1983, National museums

Sadu House

Sadu House is an artistic house and museum in Kuwait City, Kuwait, located near the Kuwait National Museum. It was established in 1980 to protect the interests of the Bedouins and their ethnic handicrafts, Sadu weaving, which is an embroidery form in geometrical shapes hand woven by Bedouin people. The original house originally existed as a mud building in the early twentieth century but was destroyed during the 1936 Kuwaiti floods.

Located at 29.3744, 47.9672 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Kuwait City, Museums in Kuwait

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

Kuwait National Assembly Building

The Kuwait National Assembly Building, designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon in 1972, was completed in 1982 under the direction of his son Jan. The structural design was by Max Walt. The building was seriously damaged in February 1991 when the retreating Iraqi troops set it on fire but it has since been restored.

Located at 29.3703, 47.9642 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jørn Utzon buildings, Jan Utzon buildings, Buildings and structures in Kuwait, Government buildings completed in 1982, Kuwait City

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

These districts belong to Kuwait City.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Kuwait City.

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21 Sep
2019

KuwaitCity
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02 Oct
2019

Q&A Session With Faculty Of Nursing On 10 Feb 2019
Starting at: 01:00 pm (13:00).
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12 Nov
2019

The 5th GCC Human Resources Conference
Starting at: 11:00 am (11:00).
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17 Feb
2020

Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit & Exhibition
Starting at: 03:00 am (03:00).
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04 Mar
2020

Kuwait Construction Week
Starting at: 03:00 am (03:00).
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KUWAIT BUILDING SHOW 2020
Starting at: 01:00 pm (13:00).
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Hospital Infrastructure Show
Starting at: 01:00 pm (13:00).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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