965 is the country code for Kuwait.
Kuwait City is the capital city of Kuwait.
How to Call Kuwait from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
To call a telephone number in Kuwait from Dubai (United Arab Emirates):
- Dial the international call prefix. For calls from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
- Dial the country code for Kuwait - 965.
- Dial the subscriber number.
Landlines – Kuwait
Landline numbers in Kuwait are 8 digits in length. Landline numbers begin with 2.
To call a landline in Kuwait from the UAE (or any other country), dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for Kuwait (965), then the subscriber number e.g. 00-965-2XXXXXXX or +965-2XXXXXXX.
Mobile Telephone Numbers in Kuwait
Mobile phone numbers in Kuwait are 8 digits long and begin with the number 5, 6, or 9.
To call a mobile phone number in Kuwait from overseas, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Kuwait country code (965), and then the subscriber number e.g. 00-965-XXXXXXXX or +965-XXXXXXXX.
When calling Kuwait from the United Arab Emirates, please note there is a time difference between Kuwait and the UAE.
The current time in the UAE is . The date is .
The time in Kuwait is now . The date is .
The time difference between UAE and Kuwait is 1 hour.
The official currency of Kuwait is the Kuwaiti dinar (KWD).
Current exchange rates between the UAE dirham and the Kuwaiti dinar (KWD to AED, AED to KWD) are:
- 1 Kuwaiti dinar (KWD) = 11.85 AED
- 1 UAE dirham (AED) = 0.084 KWD
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
Kuwait is a county at the north-eastern corner of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It has borders with Iraq and Saudi Arabia. It is largely desert.
The country has large oil reserves and boasts a high-income economy.
Expatriate workers make up around 70% of the population.
Most Kuwaiti citizens practice Islam. The official language is Arabic. Road signs are in English and Arabic.
According to data from the World Bank, the population of Kuwait in recent years is:
- 2018 - 4,137,309
- 2017 - 4,056,097
- 2016 - 3,956,873
- 2015 - 3,835,591
- 2014 - 3,690,942
- 2013 - 3,526,378
- 2012 - 3,348,853
- 2011 - 3,168,060
- 2010 - 2,991,884
- 2009 - 2,821,045
- 2008 - 2,656,009
- 2007 - 2,504,019
- 2006 - 2,373,672
- 2005 - 2,270,198
- 2004 - 2,200,492
- 2003 - 2,161,626
- 2002 - 2,136,997
- 2001 - 2,103,282
- 2000 - 2,045,123
- 1999 - 1,951,636
- 1998 - 1,831,119
Map of Kuwait
The location of Kuwait can be seen on the map below.