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country code KW
country Kuwait
Dispute polices
registrant restrictions Yes


TLD rating

Registry economics by DI

total registered domains
total TLD value $0
total TLD value rank
total yearly TLD revenue
expected growth next 12 months N/A
GDP/domain N/A
GDP/domain rank
domain/inhabitant N/A
domain/inhabitant rank
broadband users in .kw N/A
broadband user/domain N/A

General TLD information

introduced 1992
TLD type ccTLD
status Active
registry Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
sponsor Ministry of Communications


Restrictions on domain names, limited to Kuwaiti citizens, companies, and organizations; must show appropriate documents to prove status; some third-level names have additional restrictions.

Currently suggested registrars

registrar 1 KuwaitNET General Trading Co.
registrar 2 NameISP
registrar 3 Rwgusa Net

Trademark information

Trademarks are assigned through the Patent & Trade Marks Department under the supervision of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Kuwait is not a member of the Madrid Protocol. A trademark is valid for 10 years and may be renewed for further periods of 10 years each.

Currently suggested trademarks lawyers

lawyer 1 Mena City Lawyers
lawyer 2 The Law Firm of Labeed Abdal

Official TLD logo

.kw index

Country information

country Kuwait
capital Kuwait City
official language Arabic
recognized languages
government Constitutional hereditary emirate
legislature National Assembly
EU accession
area 17,820 km2
are rank 157th
population 3566437
population rank 157th
population density 167.5/km2
population density rank 68th

Economy and development

GDP 2010 estimate $140.589 billion
GDP per capita 38984
gini (2005)
HDI (2010) 0.771 high
HDI rank 47th
currency Kuwaiti dinar (KWD)
time zone AST / KSA (UTC+3)
drives on the Right
calling code 965