ISO 3166-2:KW is the entry for Kuwait in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.
Currently for Kuwait, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 6 governorates.
Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is KW, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Kuwait. The second part is two letters.
Subdivision names are listed as in the ISO 3166-2 standard published by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (ISO 3166/MA).
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|Code||Subdivision name (ar)
|KW-KU||Al ‘Āşimah||Al Kuwayt|
|KW-MU||Mubārak al Kabīr|
The following changes to the entry have been announced in newsletters by the ISO 3166/MA since the first publication of ISO 3166-2 in 1998:
|Edition/Newsletter||Date issued||Description of change in newsletter||Code/Subdivision change|
|ISO 3166-2:2007||2007-12-13||Second edition of ISO 3166-2 (this change was not announced in a newsletter)||Subdivisions added:|
KW-MU Mubārak al Kabīr
|Administrative name update and list source update.|
- "Statoid Newsletter January 2008". Statoids.com.