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CultureGrams — New Kids Country: Kuwait

The CultureGrams editors are excited to announce a new Kids edition country report!

Kuwait

 

The new Kuwait report includes detailed information on the history, culture, language, food, and daily life of this country. 

Here are some fascinating Did You Knows about Kuwait:

  • Kuwaiti citizens are a minority in Kuwait. Most of the population is non-citizen workers from other countries.
  • Kuwaitis can gain citizenship if they can trace their residency in Kuwait through a male ancestor dating back to 1920.
  •  Most of Kuwait’s drinking water is ocean water that has had the salt removed.
  • The falcon is Kuwait’s national bird and is a symbol found on the nation’s stamps and money.

Find out how Kuwaitis celebrate Ramadan, read about an average school day for Kuwaiti children, discover where Kuwaitis stay cool during the hot summer.

Jenni Boyle

Jenni Boyle

is an Editor at CultureGrams and covers countries in South Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. She earned a BA in Middle East Studies, with an emphasis in Arabic, from Brigham Young University. She has lived and worked in Amman, Jordan and now lives in Utah. Jenni enjoys cooking Middle Eastern food, reading, and watching the LA Clippers win.
Jenni Boyle

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