Photos [downloadable for reports]
Maps & Flag [downloadable for reports]
The Land
  • Kuwait (CIA World Factbook)
    Find up-to-date population figures and other statistics for Kuwait.
  • Weather (CNN.com)
    Get the current weather conditions for Kuwait City in Kuwait.
History and Government
The People
Cultural Life
  • Kuwait (Cultural Profiles Project, Citizenship and Immigration Canada)
    Color photographs and “Did you know?” sidebars make this website a lively look at sports and recreation, food, communication, holidays, and spirituality in Kuwait.
  • Kuwait National Assembly (ArchNet Digital Library)
    Learn more about the Kuwait National Assembly building designed by Danish architect Jorn Utzon. Follow a link to thumbnail and larger images of the building.
  • Kuwait Towers
    View photographs and gather facts about this Kuwait City landmark from its own website.
  • Sami Mohammed: Sculptor and Painter
    View examples of Sami Mohammed’s work. Read a brief biography, and learn which world artists influence his work.
The Economy
  • Arabnet
    Find news and articles about Kuwait and the Arab world. This useful site from Saudi Arabia also offers links to sites about Kuwait and other Arab countries.
  • Economic Indicators--Kuwait (EarthTrends, World Resources Institute)
    Compare Kuwait’s gross domestic product, imports, exports, and other statistics to regional and world figures.
  • Kuwait (Country Analysis Briefs, Energy Information Administration, U.S. Dept. of Energy)
    Read background information and statistics about Kuwait’s oil and natural gas reserves and electricity needs.
  • Kuwait Times
    Read the local, regional, and business news in the online version of this English-language daily newspaper from Kuwait.
  • The Universal Currency Converter (xe.com)
    Compare the currency of Kuwait with the currency of other nations around the world.
  • World: Kuwait (New York Times)
    Read the latest news and archived articles published in the New York Times.
For More Information
  • Country Profile: Kuwait (BBC News)
    Find up-to-date headlines, colorful maps, timeline, and overview, and watch video news clips.
  • Kuwait (CountryReports.org)
    Find general country information about Kuwait, including geography, government, economy, etc.
  • Kuwait (Lonely Planet)
    Travel tips and country info
  • Kuwait Information Office in India
    This site provides links to the latest news stories about Kuwait as well as information on Kuwait's politics, the Gulf War, economy, foreign affairs, education, tourism, culture, festivals, media, and more.
  • Kuwait Profile (People and Places, National Geographic)
    View general information about Kuwait.
  • National Anthems (slawek.com)
    Listen to Kuwait's National Anthem.
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