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Dinar (KWD) is the currency in Kuwait

Facts about Dinar

  • Country:
    Kuwait
  • Currency:
    Dinar
  • Currency code (ISO 4217):
    KWD
  • Short for the currency:
    Kd
  • Currency subunits:
    1000 fils

The Kuwaiti dinar is used as currency in Kuwait. It was introduced in 1961 replacing the Gulf rupee. During a short while in 1990 the currency was replaced by the Iraqi dinar. The Kuwaiti dinar is issued by the Central Bank of Kuwait in Kuwait City.

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Kuwait is located in the Middle East next to the Persian Gulf. The country has borders to Saudi Arabia and Iraq. Over 80% of the income comes from the big oil reserve in the country.

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