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Jabriya (Arabic: جابرية) is located in Jabriya District in Hawalli Governorate in the country of Kuwait. It is a large suburb mainly being residential. It borders with Surra, Hawalli, Salmiya and Bayan. Jabriya has seen an increase of commercial activities as of recent years. As of 31 December 2007 Jebriya population is estimated to be 66,056 (source PACI: ).
Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital, one of the six public hospitals in Kuwait was built there in 1982. Other organizations within the area incluce the Kuwait Medical Association (KMA) and the Kuwait Central Blood Bank. Jabriya is divided into 12 blocks with 2 blocks 1 and 3 sectioned into A and B parts. Jabriya contains more than 10 schools; which is vast compared to its size. It is home to some of the finest schooling foundations such as New English School, The English Academy, Bayan Bilingual School and Fajr Al Sabah. Jabriya has many foreign workers.
Like Salwa, Jabriya has many problems with traffic, yet in Jabriya the condition is even more effecting. Jabriya is also well known for its relative safety and diversity. Jabriya recently has two supermarkets, many choices of clinics, pharmacies, restaurants and coffeeshops. Tariq Rajab Museum is in Jabriya
Jabriya hosts a large number of facilities beginning from hospitals such as Mubarak Al-Kabeer and private clinics such as Al Hadi Hospital and has in Block 12 the New English School. It also has three Starbucks Coffee branches (one which is in Al Hadi Hospital) and also has a Hardee's, McDonald's and KFC branch. Recently The Sultan Center opened a branch in Block 12 of Jabriya and there is also the local co-op/supermarket. There is also a branch for the National Bank of Kuwait and Al Ahli Bank. Also in Jabriya just on the borders with Hawalli is the Central Blood Bank. There is also a Medical Research Center.
Jabriya is home to many foreigners who work in schools close by. Houses in Jabriya are between 2-4 stories tall. From Jabriya, you can get onto the Fahaheel Expressway which leads to areas such as Bayan, Salwa, Rumathiya and Abu Halifa.
Landmarks of Jabriya
- Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital named after Shiekh Mubarak Al-Kabeer Al-Sabah. It serves the Hawalli Governorate and covers about 700,000 people in the area.
- Royale Hayat Hospital www.royalehayat.com
- Al Hadi Hospital
- A lot of Khulaifi's
- Markaz sihee kibeer hospital
- A lot of 3ayam #3ayam nation
- Health Science Center and Faculty of Medicine
- Kuwait Central Blood Bank
- Al Qatan Mosque, built in 1987
- Mohammed Al Kandari Mosque
- Al Mawash Mosque
- Mubarak Al Kabeer Mosque
Embassies in Jabriya
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