Kuwait maps – Baladia


This is a revelation to me; a colleague just pointed me to the Baladia’s website where they have a pretty cool map of Kuwait. It is quite interactive and you can search for areas by the governorate, blocks, street name, building number, etc. Not only that, you can provide it two addresses and it will get back to you with the shortest route (with complete step by step directions) and the direct distance as well. It also has PDA-friendly screenshots.

Another cool feature is that the map is so detailed that it has street names, electrical transformers, schools, hospitals and a lot of other landmarks. It is also pretty updated and even shows a school with its name that is still under construction near my area. Much more detailed than Google maps.



6 Responses to “Kuwait maps – Baladia”

  1. 1 Aisha September 27, 2008 at 10:33 am

    Hi, great blog. I enjoyed reading your descriptions of Kuwait. Can you post the a link to the Baladia map you found? I tried baladia.com but was unsuccessful in finding it. I am searching for a nice map that details all the places you can visit in Kuwait. Thanks!

  2. 2 Aisha September 27, 2008 at 10:39 am

    oops, I just saw the link at the bottom. lol thanks.

  3. 3 Sabah Hussain September 27, 2008 at 3:32 pm

    Aisha: Thanks for the nice comments. Yeah, Kuwait is a pretty interesting place!

  4. 4 Rashed Albenali January 5, 2009 at 9:50 pm

    Thanks Sabah for the info, it is very interesting and refreshing to read about the baladia. It would be more practical, user friendly, and also accessible if it was made as an app for iphone users, it will make it so much more user friendly and we could actually use it on the go.


    • 5 Sabah Hussain January 7, 2009 at 12:02 pm

      Rashed Albenali: I was taken by surprise myself. I’m sure it could be taken to the next level, but even this as it is, coming from the Baladia is already beyond expectations. 🙂

  5. 6 Helina February 27, 2011 at 10:53 am

    never ever eat whopper jounier meal from burger king kuwait.its a expired 4″meat patties…thats y its just a .500 phils.just think …reg fries-.450,cola-.350,sw-.750 why its now meal .500 phils there is mystery.and its 100% sure and i can proved that by checking their warhouse in shuwaikh…..this food is for human body so i just alert for those people who is having this meal to avoid critical food issues.if u do’

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