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List of Currencies of the World

More than 200 currencies are used in the world. Most currencies have a characteristic abbreviation or symbol. With the table below, you can learn the symbol and international code of currencies in the world.

As it is known, those who invented money were Lydians. In the primitive age, it was used instead of the exchange method in trade. The first paper money was developed in China in the year 910.

Money is known to have four basic functions. These; function of change tool, function of account and value unit, function of value accumulation and speculation, function of being an economic tool.

The most widely used and strongest currency in the world is the US Dollar. According to 2004 statistics, it is estimated that there are 950 billion US dollars circulating in the world. The American dollar was the subject of cartoons. Gold, oil and many commodities are bought and sold in US dollars. In order to prevent counterfeit currency printing, the design of American banknotes is changed in 7 to 10 years.

Name Iso Code Symbol
US Dollar USD $
Euro EUR
British Pound GBP £
Indian Rupee INR
Australian Dollar AUD $
Canadian Dollar CAD $
Singapore Dollar SGD $
Swiss Franc CHF CHF
Malaysian Ringgit MYR RM
Japanese Yen JPY ¥
Chinese Yuan Renminbi CNY ¥
New Zealand Dollar NZD $
Thai Baht THB ฿
Hungarian Forint HUF Ft
Emirati Dirham AED د.إ
Hong Kong Dollar HKD HK$
Mexican Peso MXN $
South African Rand ZAR R
Philippine Peso PHP
Swedish Krona SEK kr
Indonesian Rupiah IDR Rp
Saudi Arabian Riyal SAR
Brazilian Real BRL R$
Turkish Lira TRY
Kenyan Shilling KES KSh
South Korean Won KRW
Egyptian Pound EGP £
Iraqi Dinar IQD د.ع
Norwegian Krone NOK kr
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD ك
Russian Ruble RUB
Danish Krone DKK kr.
Pakistani Rupee PKR Rs
Israeli Shekel ILS
Polish Zloty PLN
Qatari Riyal QAR
Omani Rial OMR
Colombian Peso COP $
Chilean Peso CLP $
Taiwan New Dollar TWD NT$
Argentine Peso ARS $
Czech Koruna CZK
Vietnamese Dong VND
Moroccan Dirham MAD .د.م
Jordanian Dinar JOD -
Bahraini Dinar BHD BD
CFA Franc XOF -
Sri Lankan Rupee LKR
Ukrainian Hryvnia UAH
Nigerian Naira NGN
Tunisian Dinar TND DT
Ugandan Shilling UGX UGX
Romanian Leu RON lei
Bangladeshi Taka BDT Tk
Peruvian Sol PEN S/.
Georgian Lari GEL -
Central African CFA Franc BEAC XAF FCFA
Fijian Dollar FJD $
Venezuelan Bolívar VEF Bs.
Venezuelan Bolívar VES Bs. S
Belarusian Ruble BYN Br
Croatian Kuna HRK kn
Uzbekistani Som UZS лв
Bulgarian Lev BGN лв
Algerian Dinar DZD DA
Iranian Rial IRR
Dominican Peso DOP RD$
Icelandic Krona ISK kr
Costa Rican Colon CRC
Syrian Pound SYP £
Libyan Dinar LYD LD
Jamaican Dollar JMD J$
Mauritian Rupee MUR
Ghanaian Cedi GHS GH¢
Angolan Kwanza AOA Kz
Uruguayan Peso UYU $U
Afghan Afghani AFN ؋
Lebanese Pound LBP ل.ل
CFP Franc XPF F
Trinidadian Dollar TTD TT$
Tanzanian Shilling TZS -
Albanian Lek ALL Lek
East Caribbean Dollar XCD $
Guatemalan Quetzal GTQ Q
Nepalese Rupee NPR
Bolivian Bolíviano BOB $b
Zimbabwean Dollar ZWD Z$
Barbadian or Bajan Dollar BBD $
Cuban Convertible Peso CUC CUC$
Lao Kip LAK
Bruneian Dollar BND $
Botswana Pula BWP P
Honduran Lempira HNL L
Paraguayan Guarani PYG Gs
Ethiopian Birr ETB Br
Namibian Dollar NAD $
Papua New Guinean Kina PGK K
Sudanese Pound SDG -
Macau Pataca MOP MOP$
Nicaraguan Cordoba NIO C$
Bermudian Dollar BMD $
Kazakhstani Tenge KZT
Panamanian Balboa PAB B/.
Bosnian Convertible Marka BAM KM
Guyanese Dollar GYD $
Yemeni Rial YER
Malagasy Ariary MGA Ar
Caymanian Dollar KYD $
Mozambican Metical MZN MT
Serbian Dinar RSD РСД
Seychellois Rupee SCR
Armenian Dram AMD ֏
Solomon Islander Dollar SBD $
Azerbaijan Manat AZN
Sierra Leonean Leone SLL Le
Tongan Pa'anga TOP T$
Belizean Dollar BZD BZ$
Malawian Kwacha MWK MK
Gambian Dalasi GMD -
Burundian Franc BIF -
Somali Shilling SOS S
Haitian Gourde HTG G
Guinean Franc GNF -
Maldivian Rufiyaa MVR -
Mongolian Tughrik MNT
Sao Tomean Dobra STN Db
Tajikistani Somoni TJS -
North Korean Won KPW
Burmese Kyat MMK K
Basotho Loti LSL L
Liberian Dollar LRD $
Kyrgyzstani Som KGS лв
Gibraltar Pound GIP £
Moldovan Leu MDL Leu
Cuban Peso CUP
Cambodian Riel KHR
Macedonian Denar MKD ден
Ni-Vanuatu Vatu VUV VT
Mauritanian Ouguiya MRU -
Dutch Guilder ANG ƒ
Swazi Lilangeni SZL -
Cape Verdean Escudo CVE $
Surinamese Dollar SRD $
Salvadoran Colon SVC $
Bahamian Dollar BSD $
Rwandan Franc RWF -
Aruban or Dutch Guilder AWG ƒ
Djiboutian Franc DJF -
Bhutanese Ngultrum BTN -
Comorian Franc KMF -
Samoan Tala WST $
Seborgan Luigino SPL -
Eritrean Nakfa ERN Nkf
Falkland Island Pound FKP £
Saint Helenian Pound SHP £
Jersey Pound JEP £
Turkmenistani Manat TMT m
Tuvaluan Dollar TVD $
Isle of Man Pound IMP £
Guernsey Pound GGP £
Zambian Kwacha ZMW ZK

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About Euro and Sterlin

Euro is the currency issued by the European Union countries. Euro was used for the first time in 1999 but has an older history. 20 countries are using euro.

The oldest currency in circulation is Sterlin. The currency used in the United Kingdom. Also called Pound sterling. It is one of the most used currencies in the financial markets after dollar and euro. There are many types of pounds and the most known types; Guersey Pound (GCP), Jersey Pound (JEP), Isle of Man Pound (IMP)