Country: Kuwait

Population: 2,505,559

Capital: Kuwait

Time Zone: UTC+3

Currency Name: Kuwaiti dinar (KD)

Government Type: constitutional emirate

Languages: Arabic (official), English widely spoken

Ethnic Breakdown: Kuwaiti 45%, other Arab 35%, South Asian 9%, Iranian 4%, other 7%

Religion: Muslim 85% (Sunni 70%, Shi'a 30%), other (includes Christian, Hindu, Parsi) 15%

Major Cities:

Phone Country Code: 965

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: May and October

Voltage: 240 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: d, g

Major Holidays:

Misc Fact / Good to Know: If you have a stamp of Israel on your passport you're denied entry into the country, no matter where you're from.