- Capital: Kuwait City
- Official Language: Arabic
- Area: 17,820 km2 (6,880 sq miles)
- Currency: Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)
- Time Zone: GMT/UTC +3
- Calling Code: +965
- Emergency Number: 112 for all emergency services
Kuwait officially known as the State of Kuwait, has a strategic geographical location along the Arabian Gulf, making it a key Middle East Business Hub. It shares its border with Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Its vibrant economy positions it at the forefront in the region, especially since Kuwait has the world's fifth largest oil reserves and is ranked as the fourth-richest country in the world in terms of per capita income.
Kuwait City is one of the most modern cities on the Arabian Gulf. Today, the metropolitan is still an oasis in a land of desert plains with excellent museums, new beach resorts, extravagant restaurants, modern shopping malls and marinas.
Business HoursGovernment and Public Offices work Sunday to Thursday, starting at 7 am and ending at 2 pm. Private Sector hours vary from company to company. Shops open from 8 am to 1 pm and 4 pm to 9 pm every day. Shopping malls generally stay open from 10 am to 10 pm. Banks are closed on Friday and Saturday.
Official Working Days: Sunday - Thursday
Weekly Holidays: Friday - Saturday