Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh

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Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh
جليب الشيوخ
Jalīb Al-Shuyūkh
Nickname(s): Abassiya
Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh is located in Kuwait
Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh
Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh
Location of Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh in Kuwait
Coordinates: 29°16′0″N 47°56′0″E / 29.26667°N 47.93333°E / 29.26667; 47.93333Coordinates: 29°16′0″N 47°56′0″E / 29.26667°N 47.93333°E / 29.26667; 47.93333
Country Kuwait
Governorate Farwaniya
Time zone UTC+3 (EAT)

Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh (Arabic: جليب الشيوخ Transliteration: Jalīb Al-Shuyūkh) is a town in Kuwait. It is the closest town to Kuwait International Airport and is largely inhabited by expatriate workers from South Asia and Arab countries such as Egypt and Syria. Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh is located at 29°16′N 47°56′E.[1] New neighborhoods are coming up around the town. [2] In Abassiysa, many Indian families, especially South Indians. There are many Indian Schools in and around Abassiya area and also there are many Indian super markets and Grocery shops are available.


A number of schools reside in various locations of Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh, of which majority of them are Indian Schools.

The Indian Schools in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh:

  • Indian Educational School, also known as Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
  • Indian Central School
  • United Indian School Abbassiya
  • Integrated Indian School Abbassiya
  • Kuwait Indian School Abbassiya
  • Al-Rashed Indian School
  • Indian Learners Own Academy

The Pakistani Schools in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh:

  • Pakistan English School & College


The British Schools in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh:

  • Nottingham British School



Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh has a large population that utilises the public transport systems run by Kuwait Public Transport Company (KPTC) and Citybus, although a large number of illegal and cheap transport systems are available in these regions.

The town is flanked by major roads - Ghazali Expressway and the 6th Ring Road and is less than 5 km from the Kuwait International Airport.