Ambassador: Mr. Huang Jiemin
Address: Yarmouk, Block 4, Street 1, Villa 82, Kuwait City
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 2346 Safat, 13024
Tel: +965-5333340, 5333342
Economic and Commercial Counselor's Office
Address: No.4 House, No.85 Street, Block 8, Al-Shamiya
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 25713 Safat, 13118
Telephone Switchboard: +965-4822816, 4822817
Fax: +965-4822867, 4822873
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m.-2:00p.m. Sun.-Thu.
People: The total population of Kuwait is 3,050,000. People with Kuwait nationality account for 38 percent, and foreign nationals account for 62 percent, such as Palestinians, Pakistanis, Arabs, Iranians, Egyptians and Indians.
Language: Arabic is the official language and English is the universal language.
Religion: Islam is the state religion with 70% Sunni and 25% Shiites.
Geography: Kuwait covers an area of 17,818 square kilometers. Lies in the west of Asia, it borders on Iraq in the west and north, Saudi Arabia in the south and Persian Gulf in the east with a coastline of 213 kilometers. There is fluvial plain in northeast area and deserts in the rest region.
Climate: Tropical desert climate, hot, dry. The summer lasts as long as six months, and the temperature can reach as high as 80 degrees Celsius.
Custom: Because it is an Islam country, pork and any alcoholic beverage are forbidden to eat or drink. The important festivals include National Day on February 25, Liberation Day on February 26, Id al-Fitr (end of Ramadan) and Id al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice)
Main Attractions: Grand Tower, Science and Technology Centre, National Museum and Green Island. The high tourist season is from November to April of the next year. The major star-rated hotels here are Sheraton Hotel, Marina Hotel, Crowne Plaza, Marriott Hotel, Marriott Garden Hotel, Palm Beach Hotel, SAS Hotel and Switzerland Hotel.
Please contact Embassy of Kuwait in China if Kuwaitis are in troubles there.
Related China Embassies in Asia: Kyrghyz, Lao P. D.R, Lebanon