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World currencies

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For simplicity we have listed the currency by country as well as giving you currency-zone lists, where countries using the same currency are grouped together.

World currencies

In the list below the currencies name are written in italic next to the country's name.

In brackets ( ) is the three letter currency code according to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

Afghanistan  afghani (AFA)
Albania  lek (ALL)
Algeria  Algerian dinar (DZD)
American Samoa  US dollar (USD)
Andorra  euro (EUR)
Angola  kwanza (AOA)
Anguilla  East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Antigua and Barbuda  East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Argentina  Argentine peso (ARS)
Armenia  dram (AMD)
Aruba  Aruban guilder/florin (AWG)
Australia  Australian dollar (AUD)
Austria  euro (EUR)
Azerbaijan  Azerbaijani manat (AZM)
Bahamas (The)  Bahamian dollar (BSD)
Bahrain  Bahraini dinar (BHD)
Bangladesh  taka (BDT)
Barbados  Barbadian dollar (BBD)
Belarus  Belarusian ruble (BYB/BYR)
Belgium  euro (EUR)
Belize  Belizean dollar (BZD)
Benin  Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF)*
Bermuda  Bermudian dollar (BMD)
Bhutan  ngultrum (BTN)/Indian rupee (INR)
Bolivia  boliviano (BOB)
Bosnia and Herzegovina  marka (BAM)
Botswana  pula (BWP)
Brazil  real (BRL)
British Virgin Islands  US dollar (USD)
Brunei  Bruneian dollar (BND)
Bulgaria  lev (BGL)
Burkina Faso  Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF)*
Burma (old name for current Myanmar)  kyat (MMK)
Burundi  Burundi franc (BIF)
Cambodia  riel (KHR)
Cameroon  Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF)**
Canada  Canadian dollar (CAD)
Cape Verde  Cape Verdean escudo (CVE)
Cayman Islands  Caymanian dollar (KYD)
Central African Republic  Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF)**
Chad  Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF)**
Chile  Chilean peso (CLP)
China  yuan (CNY) or renminbi (RMB)
Christmas Island  Australian dollar (AUD)
Cocos (Keeling) Islands  Australian dollar (AUD)
Colombia  Colombian peso (COP)
Comoros  Comoran franc (KMF)
Congo (Democratic Republic of the)  Congolese franc (CDF)
Congo (Republic of the)  Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF)**
Cook Islands  New Zealand dollar (NZD)
Costa Rica  Costa Rican colon (CRC)
Cote d'Ivoire  Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF)*
Croatia  kuna (HRK)
Cuba  Cuban peso (CUP) and Convertible peso (CUC)
Cyprus (Greek Cypriot area) Cypriot pound (CYP)
Cyprus (Turkish Cypriot area) Turkish lira (TRL)
Czech Republic  Czech koruna (CZK)
Denmark  Danish krone (DKK); although part of the European Union, Denmark rejected changing its currency to euro
Djibouti  Djiboutian franc (DJF)
Dominica  East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Dominican Republic  Dominican peso (DOP)
East Timor  US dollar (USD)
Ecuador  US dollar (USD)
Egypt  Egyptian pound (EGP)
El Salvador  US dollar (USD)
Equatorial Guinea  Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF)
Eritrea  nakfa (ERN)
Estonia  Estonian kroon (EEK)
Ethiopia  birr (ETB)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)  Falkland pound (FKP)
Faroe Islands  Danish krone (DKK)
Fiji  Fijian dollar (FJD)
Finland  euro (EUR)
France  euro (EUR)
French Guiana  euro (EUR)
French Polynesia  Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique franc (XPF)
Gabon  Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF)
Gambia (The)  dalasi (GMD)
Gaza Strip  new Israeli shekel (ILS)
Georgia  lari (GEL)
Germany  euro (EUR)
Ghana  cedi (GHC)
Gibraltar  Gibraltar pound (GIP)
Greece  euro (EUR)
Greenland  Danish krone (DKK)
Grenada  East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Guadeloupe  euro (EUR)
Guam  US dollar (USD)
Guatemala  quetzal (GTQ), US dollar (USD)
Guernsey  British pound (GBP) as well as the Guernsey pound
Guinea  Guinean franc (GNF)
Guinea-Bissau  Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF); previously the Guinea-Bissau peso (GWP)
Guyana  Guyanese dollar (GYD)
Haiti  gourde (HTG)
Holy See (Vatican City)  euro (EUR)
Honduras  lempira (HNL)
Hong Kong  Hong Kong dollar (HKD)
Hungary  forint (HUF)
Iceland  Icelandic krona (ISK)
India  Indian rupee (INR)
Indonesia  Indonesian rupiah (IDR)
Iran  Iranian rial (IRR)
Iraq  New Iraqi dinar (NID)
Ireland  euro (EUR)
Israel  new Israeli shekel (ILS). Note: currency abbreviation is NIS, ILS is   ISO-code  for the NIS  - (ISO = International Organization for Standardization)
Italy  euro (EUR)
Jamaica  Jamaican dollar (JMD)
Japan  yen (JPY)
Jersey  British pound (GBP) as well as a Jersey pound
Jordan  Jordanian dinar (JOD)
Kazakhstan  tenge (KZT)
Kenya  Kenyan shilling (KES)
Kiribati  Australian dollar (AUD)
Korea, North  North Korean won (KPW)
Korea, South  South Korean won (KRW)
Kuwait  Kuwaiti dinar (KD)
Kyrgyzstan  Som (KGS)
Laos  kip (LAK)
Latvia  Latvian lat (LVL)
Lebanon  Lebanese pound (LBP)
Lesotho  loti (LSL)/ South African rand (ZAR)
Liberia  Liberian dollar (LRD)
Libya  Libyan dinar (LYD)
Liechtenstein  Swiss franc (CHF)
Lithuania  litas (LTL)
Luxembourg  euro (EUR)
Macau  pataca (MOP)
Macedonia  Macedonian denar (MKD)
Madagascar  Madagascar ariary (MGA)
Malawi  Malawian kwacha (MWK)
Malaysia  ringgit (MYR)
Maldives  rufiyaa (MVR)
Mali  Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF)
Malta  Maltese lira (MTL)
Man (Isle of)  British pound (GBP) as well as Manx pound
Marshall Islands  US dollar (USD)
Martinique  euro (EUR)
Mauritania  ouguiya (MRO)
Mauritius  Mauritian rupee (MUR)
Mayotte  euro (EUR)
Mexico  Mexican peso (MXN)
Micronesia (Federated States of ) US dollar (USD)
Moldova  Moldovan leu (MDL)
Monaco (Principality of) euro (EUR)
Mongolia  togrog/tugrik (MNT)
Montserrat  East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Morocco  Moroccan dirham (MAD)
Mozambique  metical (MZM)
Myanmar  Kyat  (MMK)
Namibia  Namibian dollar (NAD)/South African rand (ZAR)
Nauru  Australian dollar (AUD)
Nepal  Nepalese rupee (NPR)
Netherlands  euro (EUR)
Netherlands Antilles  Netherlands Antillean guilder (ANG)
New Caledonia  Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique franc (XPF)
New Zealand  New Zealand dollar (NZD)
Nicaragua  gold cordoba (NIO)
Niger  Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF)
Nigeria  naira (NGN)
Niue  New Zealand dollar (NZD)
Norfolk Island  Australian dollar (AUD)
Northern Mariana Islands  US dollar (USD)
Norway  Norwegian krone (NOK)
Oman  Omani rial (OMR)
Pakistan  Pakistani rupee (PKR)
Palau  US dollar (USD)
Panama  balboa (PAB)/ US dollar (USD)
Papua New Guinea  kina (PGK)
Paraguay  guarani (PYG)
Peru  nuevo sol (PEN)
Philippines  Philippine peso (PHP)
Pitcairn Islands  New Zealand dollar (NZD)
Poland  zloty (PLN)
Portugal  euro (EUR)
Puerto Rico  US dollar (USD)
Qatar  Qatari rial (QAR)
Reunion  euro (EUR)
Romania  leu (ROL)
Russia  Russian ruble (RUR)
Rwanda  Rwandan franc (RWF)
Saint Helena  Saint Helenian pound (SHP)
Saint Kitts and Nevis  East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Saint Lucia  East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon  euro (EUR)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines  East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Samoa  tala (SAT)
San Marino  euro (EUR)
Sao Tome and Principe  dobra (STD)
Saudi Arabia  Saudi riyal (SAR)
Senegal  Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF)
Serbia and Montenegro  new Yugoslav dinar (YUM) - In Montenegro and in Kosovo the euro (EUR) is legally accepted.
Seychelles  Seychelles rupee (SCR)
Sierra Leone  leone (SLL)
Singapore  Singapore dollar (SGD)
Slovakia  Slovak koruna (SKK)
Slovenia  tolar (SIT)
Solomon Islands Solomon Islands dollar (SBD)
Somalia  Somali shilling (SOS)
South Africa  rand (ZAR)
Spain  euro (EUR)
Sri Lanka  Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)
Sudan  Sudanese dinar (SDD)
Suriname  Surinam dollar (SRD)
Svalbard  Norwegian krone (NOK)
Swaziland  lilangeni (SZL)
Sweden  Swedish krona (SEK)
Switzerland  Swiss franc (CHF)
Syria  Syrian pound (SYP)
Taiwan  new Taiwan dollar (TWD)
Tajikistan  somoni (TJS)
Tanzania  Tanzanian shilling (TZS)
Thailand  baht (THB)
Togo  Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF)
Tokelau  New Zealand dollar (NZD)
Tonga  pa'anga (TOP)
Trinidad and Tobago  Trinidad and Tobago dollar (TTD)
Tunisia  Tunisian dinar (TND)
Turkey  New Turkish lira (YTL) since 1 January 2005; before Turkish lira (TRL)
Turkmenistan  Turkmen manat (TMM)
Turks and Caicos Islands  US dollar (USD)
Tuvalu  Australian dollar (AUD) as well as a Tuvaluan dollar
Uganda  Ugandan shilling (UGX)
Ukraine  hryvnia (UAH)
United Arab Emirates  Emirati dirham (AED)
United Kingdom  British pound (GBP)
United States  US dollar (USD)
Uruguay  Uruguayan peso (UYU)
Uzbekistan  Uzbekistani sum (UZS)
Vanuatu  vatu (VUV)
Venezuela  bolivar (VEB)
Vietnam  dong (VND)
Virgin Islands  US dollar (USD)
Wallis and Futuna  Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique franc (XPF)
West Bank  new Israeli shekel (ILS)/Jordanian dinar (JOD)
Western Sahara  Moroccan dirham (MAD)
Yemen  Yemeni rial (YER)
Zambia  Zambian kwacha (ZMK)
Zimbabwe  Zimbabwean dollar (ZWD)

Currencies zones

Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF/XAF)
  • XOF (CFA Franc BCEAO) - Currency used in Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal. The responsible authority: Banque Centrale des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (Central Bank of West African States).
  • XAF (CFA Franc BEAC) - Currency adopted by Cameroon, Chad, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon. The responsible authority: Banque des États de l'Afrique Centrale (Bank of Central African States).
East Caribbean dollar (XCD)

Currency adopted by Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Euro (EUR)

The European Union, despite the introduction of the euro in January 1999, has no single currency. Are part of the euro-zone, beside Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Germany, Spain also Azores, Andorra (Principality of), Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, French Guyana, Guadeloupe,  Juan de Nova, Madeira Islands, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion, San Marino, Saint-Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Vatican City (Holy See).

Other currencies present in the European Union are: British pound, Danish kroner, Swedish kroner, Cypriot pound, koruny (Czech Republic), krooni (Estonia), forint (Hungary), lati (Latvia), litai (Lithuania), Maltese liri, zloty (Poland), koruny (Slovakia), tolar (Slovenia)

US dollar (USD)

The United States dollar is used beside the USA in American Samoa, British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Guatemala, Northern Mariana Islands, Panama, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands.



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