Kuwait is part of Asia with main city at
Kuwait City. It's usually 🌤️ 12.47 °C in Kuwait with a rainfall of 🌧 21.63 mm. Internet speed in Kuwait is on average 4.6 Mbps. In Kuwait you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a
population of 4M people. The main currency is Kuwaiti Dinar. The languages
spoken are Arabic. Automatic teller machines are common in Kuwait. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~12.47 °C 🌧 ~21.63 mm 👨👩👦👦 4M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Do not travel
There are limited commercial flights from Kuwait to Australia via Doha, Dubai and other transit hubs. Contact your airline or travel provider and follow the Australian Embassy on social media for the latest announcements and updates (see 'Local contacts' for links). A curfew is in place in Kuwait. Follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. We advise: Do not travel to Kuwait.
issued date: July 2, 2020
Kuwait uses 240V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.
The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic
💱 Currencies Used
Kuwait uses the Kuwaiti dinar (symbol: ?.?), code KWD.Banknotes come in denominations of 20, 10, 5 and 1 dinars and 500 and 250 filss. Dinar is subdivided into 1000 filss. Coins come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 filss.
Automatic teller machines are common in Kuwait. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Internet speed in Kuwait is on average 4.6 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Kuwait is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.
You can buy a SIM card for about 10.63 KWD, which includes 15 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Ooredoo, Viva or Zain. Kuwait uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Kuwait upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.
To call Kuwait, dial +, then 965 (the country code for Kuwait), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Kuwait, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 18 .
🛣️ Road rules
In Kuwait you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100-120 km/h (62-74 mph) on motorways, 100-120 km/h (62-74 mph) on expressways, 60-80 km/h (37-49 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on undivided highways.
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