Kuwait ISD Calling code is +965
The flag of Kuwait, which has been adopted in 1961, is composed of three stripes in the traditional pan-Arab colors – green, white, and black. In the left part of the flag, a black trapezoid is located. The official interpretation of the colors used is as follows: white represents our actions, green our meadows, black stands for our struggles and red signifies our future stained with blood of our enemies. Other interpretation based on the popular Arabic poem says that green represents fertility, white peace, red gallantry, and black battlefield or sand kicked up by the Kuwaiti riders while fighting for freedom. Formerly, Kuwait was a part of the Ottoman Empire, but after a revolt by the end of the First World War, Kuwait along with other states gained independence.
Surrounded by three major Middle Eastern powers, Kuwait became the target of Iraqi territorial claims, leading to Saddam Hussein’s invasion of the country in 1990. The Kuwaitis later recovered their country by virtue of a US-led, UN-backed multinational military force.
After a period of euphoria, the Kuwaitis had to address a number of difficult questions; the future security of the country was dealt with by the signing of defence and security pacts with the USA, the UK and Kuwait’s Gulf allies. More recently, Kuwait was one of the first countries to join Operation Iraqi Freedom following the US-led war against Iraq, and provided aid and support during Iraq’s (ongoing) process of reconstruction.
|Capital city||Kuwait City|
|Total area||17,818 km2|
|Formation||19. 6. 1961|
|Highest point||306 m|
|Currency||kuwaiti dinar (KWD)|
|ISD Calling code||+965|
|How to Dial||Please Add 00 or + as Prefix to these Codes|