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Al Jahra Destination Guide

Touring Al Jahra in Kuwait

Al Jahra in the region of Al Jahrāʼ with its 24,281 citizens is a city located in Kuwait - some 19 mi or ( 31 km ) West of Kuwait City , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Al Jahra

Time in Al Jahra is now 07:13 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kuwait " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Karbala, Najaf, Basra, Bushehr, and Ahvaz. Being here already, consider visiting Karbala . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Al Jahra ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Dust/Sandstorm Camp Buehring Kuwait

4:16 min by Elijah Foster
Views: 13272 Rating: 4.51

Dust/Sandstorm Camp Buehring Kuwait reported to be a 1000 feet high... even blocked out the sun.. .. Remember to wear your PPE ..

Kuwait Sandstorm - Camp Virginia

1:10 min by trixienurse
Views: 6016 Rating: 3.00

Of course none of the guys came to help ..


City Tour in One Minute: Kuwait City, Kuwait

1:02 min by TheWorldvisitor
Views: 1242 Rating: 5.00

Part of my series showcasing my travels around the world ..

The Secret

0:42 min by meem76
Views: 364 Rating: 4.00

short test video for the secret. ..


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Interesting facts about this location

2009 Kuwait wedding fire

The 2009 Kuwait wedding fire was an arson attack that occurred during a wedding ceremony in Jahra, Kuwait on August 15, 2009. At least 57 people were killed and about 90 others wounded when the groom's 23-year-old ex-wife, Nasra Yussef Mohammad al-Enezi, to take revenge for her husband's second marriage, poured petrol on a tent where women and children were celebrating and set it on fire.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.35 47.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 2009 fires, 2009 in Kuwait, Arson in Asia, Fires in Kuwait, Mass murder in 2009

Al Jahra

Al Jahra is a city located 32 kilometres north-west of Kuwait City in Kuwait . Al Jahra is the capital of the Al Jahra Governorate of Kuwait as well as the surrounding Al Jahra District which is agriculturally based. Encyclopædia Britannica recorded the population in 1980 as 67,311. However, since the Gulf War, the population has appeared to have declined, with a population of 14,658 people recorded in 1995 and an estimate of 24,281 as of 2009.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.35 47.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Populated places in Kuwait

Highway of Death

The Highway of Death refers to a six-lane highway between Kuwait and Iraq, officially known as Highway 80. It runs from Kuwait City to the border town of Safwan in Iraq and then on to the Iraqi city of Basra. The road had been used by Iraqi armed divisions for the 1990 Invasion of Kuwait. The road was repaired after the Gulf War and used by U.S. and British forces in the initial stages of the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

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Located at 29.38 47.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: 1991 in Kuwait, Airstrikes, Battles involving the United States, Battles of the Gulf War, Geography of Iraq, Geography of Kuwait, Palestine Liberation Organization

Mutla Ridge

The Mutla Ridge is located in the Mutla district of the Al Jahra Governorate. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:29|23|N|47|38|E|region:KW_type:city|| |primary |name= }}

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Located at 29.38 47.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Gulf War, Landforms of Kuwait, Ridges

Ali Al Salem Air Base

Ali Al Salem Air Base is a military airbase situated in Kuwait, approximately 23 miles from the Iraqi border. The airfield is owned by the Government of Kuwait, and during Operation Southern Watch and Operation Telic / Operation Iraqi Freedom hosted Royal Air Force (RAF), United States Air Force (USAF) and United States Marine Corps (USMC) personnel and aircraft.

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Located at 29.35 47.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Airports in Kuwait

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Al Jahra