Religion in Kuwait Last updated on
Tuesday 20th April 2010
Islam is the official religion of Kuwait and is practised throughout the country. There are also churches of varying denominations for Christian residents.
Islam forbids the consumption of pork or alcohol and these items are illegal in Kuwait.
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