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Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)

The Kuwaiti Dinar is the primary currency of Kuwait. This currency is used by an estimated 4,137,309 people. Based on our estimate, Kuwaiti Dinar is the #106 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Kuwaiti Dinar is "KWD". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 414. The currency symbol for the Dinar is "ك".

Kuwaiti Dinar conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

KWD Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Kuwaiti Dinar is Kuwait.

There are approximately 4,137,309 people around the world who use the Kuwaiti Dinar. The Kuwaiti Dinar is the #106 most used widely currency is the world.

4,137,309 user population
Ranked #106 in the world

KWD Exchange Rates

1 Kuwaiti Dinar equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: ك0.19


Inverse: ك0.34
British Pound


Inverse: ك0.39
Indian Rupee


Inverse: ك0.0041
Japanese Yen


Inverse: ك0.0029
US Dollar


Inverse: ك0.31

† Rates last updated at 42 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

KWD Currency Facts

KWD Details

ISO 4217 CodeKWD
ISO 4217 Number414
Unit NameDinar
Currency NicknamesN.a.

KWD Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a. (written right-to-left)
Minor Units3
Frequently Used banknotesك1, ك5, ك10, ك20, 250, 500
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins5, 10, 20, 50, 100
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

KWD Issuance

Central BankN.a.
Central Bank WebsiteN.a.

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population4,137,309 people
Population Rank#106
KWD Inflation RateN.a.
Inflation RankN.a.

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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2020 KWD Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Kuwaiti Dinar Central Bank. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Kuwaiti Dinar may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
National Day February 25, 2020 Closed
Liberation Day February 26, 2020 Closed
Lailat al Miraj March 22, 2020 Closed
Eid-al-Fitr May 23, 2020 Closed
Eid-al-Fitr May 24, 2020 Closed
Eid-al-Fitr May 25, 2020 Closed
Arafat Day July 29, 2020 Closed
Eid-al-Adha July 30, 2020 Closed
Eid-al-Adha July 31, 2020 Closed
Eid-al-Adha August 1, 2020 Closed
Eid-al-Adha August 2, 2020 Closed
Islamic New Year August 20, 2020 Closed
Prophet's Birthday October 29, 2020 Closed