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Kuwait City Destination Guide

Explore Kuwait City in Kuwait

Kuwait City in the region of Al ‘Āşimah with its 60,064 inhabitants is a place in Kuwait and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Kuwait City

Time in Kuwait City is now 11:30 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kuwait " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Karbala, Baghdad, Nasiriyah, Najaf, and Basra. Since you are here already, consider visiting Karbala . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Kuwait City ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Kuwait city

3:58 min by badory94
Views: 195683 Rating: 4.66

Tour around kuwait city malls , museums ..... here are some photos of kuwait !! some of the photos are old and please note the photos are not mine !! This is my First Video ... Hope you like it ...... ..

Kuwait

14:28 min by barrbcow
Views: 36175 Rating: 4.58

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! Please le ..


FUNNY! Real Madrid Player Gonzalo Higuain runs into glass door in Kuwait OUCH!

0:16 min by virginianq8
Views: 11919 Rating: 4.68

Prior to a friendly game in Kuwait, Higuain runs into a glass door in the hotel where Real Madrid is staying. ..

Kuwait A Dream Suspended - A Rare Documentary Film about Kuwait in the 80s

31:32 min by ammaralabbad
Views: 8634 Rating: 0.00

From the cover of the tape, this film "explores the rapid social evolution and economic transformation of Kuwait from a small pearling and trading community in the 1940s, to a country now occupying a ..


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Interesting facts about this location

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.

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Located at 29.37 47.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures with revolving restaurants, Gulf War, Kuwait City, Towers completed in 1993, Towers in Kuwait

Safat

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

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Located at 29.37 47.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Kuwait City

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.

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Located at 29.36 47.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Organizations based in Kuwait, Sovereign wealth funds

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.

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Located at 29.38 47.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Economy of Kuwait, Stock exchanges in Asia, Stock exchanges in the Middle East

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.

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Located at 29.38 47.99 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Companies established in 1975, Companies of Kuwait, Investment companies

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Kuwait City