Kuwait Country Code +965

Country calling code +965

Alpha-2 Code KW

Alpha-3 Code KWT

About Kuwait

Kuwait (/kʊˈweɪt/ (About this soundlisten); Arabic: الكويت‎ al-Kuwait, Gulf Arabic pronunciation: [ɪl‿ɪkweːt] or [lɪkweːt]), officially the State of Kuwait (Arabic: دولة الكويت‎ About this soundDawlat al-Kuwait), is a country in Western Asia. Situated in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf, it borders Iraq to the north and Saudi Arabia to the south. As of 2016, Kuwait has a population of 4.5 million people: 1.3 million are Kuwaitis and 3.2 million are expatriates. Expatriates account for approximately 70% of the population. Oil reserves were discovered in commercial quantities in 1938. In 1946, crude oil was exported for the first time. From 1946 to 1982, the country underwent large-scale modernization. In the 1980s, Kuwait experienced a period of geopolitical instability and an economic crisis following the stock market crash. In 1990, Kuwait was invaded, and later annexed, by Saddam's Iraq. The Iraqi occupation of Kuwait came to an end in 1991 after military intervention by a military coalition led by the United States. Kuwait is a non-NATO ally of the United States. Kuwait is also a major ally of ASEAN, while maintaining a very strong relationship with China...

Kuwait Statistics

  • LAT/LONG: 29°18'36"N / 47°29'36"E
  • CAPITAL: Kuwait City
  • POPULATION: 4,251,625
  • AREA: 17,820 Km2
  • GDP: $120,126,277,613
  • TELEPHONES: 510,000
  • INTERNET USERS: 1,100,000

How to Call Kuwait from the US (or Canada)

Trying to call Kuwait from the U.S. (or Canada)? These simple dialing directions will help you:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. (or Canada) exit code.
  • Next dial 965, the country code for Kuwait.
  • Then dial the area code (1–3 digits — please see a sample calling code list below)
  • and finally the phone number (5–7 digits).

Travel in Kuwait

  • LANGUAGES: Arabic (official), English widely spoken
  • CURRENCY: Dinar (KWD)

    Type D Old British plug

    • Mainly used in India
    • 3 pins
    • Grounded
    • 5 A
    • 220 – 240 V
    • Socket compatible with plug type D (partial and unsafe compatibility with C, E & F)

    Type G British 3-pin

    • Mainly used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Malaysia & Singapore
    • 3 pins
    • Grounded
    • 13 A
    • 220 – 240 V
    • Socket compatible with plug type G

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