Currencies of the World

Flag Country Currency Name Currency Code Symbol
United States US Dollar USD $
Canada Canadian Dollar CAD CA$
Europa Euro EUR
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Dirham AED AED
Afghanistan Afghan Afghani AFN Af
Albania Albanian Lek ALL ALL
Algeria Algerian Dinar DZD DA
Armenia Armenian Dram AMD AMD
Netherland Antilles Islands Netherlands Antillian Guilder ANG ƒ
Angola Angolan Kwanza AOA Kz
Argentine Argentine Peso ARS AR$
Australia Australian Dollar AUD AU$
Aruba Aruban Florin AWG Afl
Azerbaijan Azerbaijani Manat AZN
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina Convertible Mark BAM KM
Barbados Barbadian Dollar BBD Bds$
Bangladesh Bangladeshi Taka BDT Tk
Bulgaria Bulgarian Lev BGN BGN
Bahrain Bahraini Dinar BHD BD
Burundi Burundian Franc BIF FBu
Bermuda Bermudian Dollar BMD BD$
Brunei Brunei Dollar BND BN$
Bolivia Bolivian Boliviano BOB Bs
Brazilia Brazilian Real BRL R$
Bahamas Bahamian Dollar BSD $
Bhutan Bhutanese Ngultrum BTN Nu
Belarus Belarusian Ruble BYN Br
Botswana Botswanan Pula BWP BWP
Belize Belize Dollar BZD BZ$
Democratic Republic of the Congo Congolese Franc CDF CDF
Switzerland Swiss Franc CHF CHF
Chile Chilean Peso CLP CL$
China Chinese Yuan CNY CN¥
Colombia Colombian Peso COP CO$
Costa Rica Costa Rican Colón CRC
Cuba Cuban Peso CUP $CU
Cabo Verde Cape Verdean Escudo CVE CV$
Czech Republic Czech Republic Koruna CZK
Djibouti Djiboutian Franc DJF Fdj
Denmark Danish Krone DKK Dkr
Dominican Republic Dominican Peso DOP RD$
Egypt Egyptian Pound EGP EGP
Eritrea Eritrean Nakfa ERN Nfk
Ethiopia Ethiopian Birr ETB Br
Fiji Fijian Dollar FJD FJ$
Falkland Islands Falkland Islands Pound FKP FK£
Great Britain British Pound Sterling GBP £
Georgia Georgian Lari GEL
Ghana Ghanaian Cedi GHS GH₵
Gibraltar Gibraltar Pound GIP £
Gambia Gambian Dalasi GMD D
Guinea Guinean Franc GNF FG
Guatemala Guatemalan Quetzal GTQ GTQ
Guyana Guyanese Dollar GYD G$
Hong Kong Hong Kong Dollar HKD HK$
Honduras Honduran Lempira HNL HNL
Croatia Croatian Kuna HRK kn
Haiti Haitian Gourde HTG G
Hungary Hungarian Forint HUF Ft
Indonesia Indonesian Rupiah IDR Rp
Israel Israeli New Sheqel ILS
India Indian Rupee INR Rs
Iraq Iraqi Dinar IQD IQD
Iran (Islamic Republic Of) Iranian Rial IRR IRR
Iceland Icelandic Króna ISK Ikr
Jamaica Jamaican Dollar JMD J$
Jordan Jordanian Dinar JOD JD
Japan Japanese Yen JPY ¥
Kenya Kenyan Shilling KES Ksh
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstani Som KGS лв
Cambodia Cambodian Riel KHR KHR
Comoros Comorian Franc KMF CF
Korea (Democratic People's Republic of) North Korean Won KPW
South Korea South Korean Won KRW
Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Dollar KYD KY$
Kuwait Kuwaiti Dinar KWD KD
Kazakhstan Kazakhstani Tenge KZT KZT
Laos Lao Kip LAK
Lebanon Lebanese Pound LBP LB£
Sri Lanka Sri Lankan Rupee LKR SLRs
Liberia Liberian Dollar LRD L$
Lesotho Lesotho Loti LSL L
Libya Libyan Dinar LYD LD
Morocco Moroccan Dirham MAD DH
Moldova Moldovan Leu MDL L
Madagascar Malagasy Ariary MGA Ar
North Macedonia (Republic Of) Macedonian Denar MKD den
Myanmar Myanma Kyat MMK K.
Mongolia Mongolian Tugrik MNT
Macao Macanese Pataca MOP MOP$
Mauritania Mauritanian Ouguiya MRU UM
Mauritius Mauritian Rupee MUR MURs
Maldives Maldivian Rufiyaa MVR Rf
Malawi Malawian Kwacha MWK MK
Mexico Mexican Peso MXN MX$
Malaysia Malaysian Ringgit MYR RM
Mozambique Mozambican Metical MZN MTn
Namibia Namibian Dollar NAD N$
Nigeria Nigerian Naira NGN
Nicaragua Nicaraguan Córdoba NIO C$
Norway Norwegian Krone NOK Nkr
Nepal Nepalese Rupee NPR NPRs
New Zealand New Zealand Dollar NZD NZ$
Oman Omani Rial OMR R.O
Panama Panamanian Balboa PAB B/
Peru Peruvian Nuevo Sol PEN S/
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinean Kina PGK K
Philippines Philippine Peso PHP
Pakistan Pakistani Rupee PKR PKRs
Poland Polish Zloty PLN
Paraguay Paraguayan Guarani PYG
Qatar Qatari Riyal QAR QR
Romania Romanian Leu RON L
Serbia Serbian Dinar RSD din
Russia Russian Ruble RUB RUB
Rwanda Rwandan Franc RWF FRw
Saudi Arabia Saudi Riyal SAR SR
Solomon Islands Solomon Islands Dollar SBD SI$
Seychelles Seychellois Rupee SCR SR
Sudan Sudanese Pound SDG SDG
Sweden Swedish Krona SEK Skr
Singapore Singapore Dollar SGD S$
Saint Helena Saint Helena Pound SHP SH£
Sierra Leone Sierra Leonean Leone SLL Le
Somalia Somali Shilling SOS Ssh
Suriname Surinamese Dollar SRD SR$
Sao Tome and Principe São Tomé And Príncipe Dobra STD Db
Syria Syrian Pound SYP SY£
Swaziland Swazi Lilangeni SZL SZL
Thailand Thai Baht THB ฿
Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Manat TMT TMT
Tunisia Tunisian Dinar TND DT
Tonga Tongan Paʻanga TOP T$
Tajikistan Tajikistani Somoni TJS ЅМ
Turkey Turkish Lira TRY TL
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad And Tobago Dollar TTD TT$
Taiwan New Taiwan Dollar TWD NT$
Tanzania Tanzanian Shilling TZS TSh
Ukraine Ukrainian Hryvnia UAH
Uganda Ugandan Shilling UGX USh
Uruguay Uruguayan Peso UYU $U
Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Som UZS UZS
Vanuatu Vanuatu Vatu VUV Vt
Vietnam Vietnamese Dong VND
Samoa Samoan Tala WST WS$
Central Africa CFA Franc BEAC XAF FCFA
Eastern Caribbean States East Caribbean Dollar XCD XCD
West Africa CFA Franc BCEAO XOF CFA
French Polynesia CFP Franc XPF Fr
Yemen Yemeni Rial YER YR
South Africa South African Rand ZAR R
Zambia Zambian Kwacha ZMW ZK

List of Currencies of the World by Countries and Territories

Discover the history, interesting facts, and details about the most important currencies worldwide. Find a table indicating the currencies around the world. The currency you use depends on where you are living or planning to travel. In total, there are 170 official national currencies circulating around the world. This page lists global currency symbols used to denote that a number is a monetary value, such as the Dollar sign "$", the Euro sign "€", and the Pound sign "£". This list is constantly being updated, and we rely on input from users like you to keep it as complete and accurate as possible. Click on the currency name to read more about it and find out in which countries the currency is valid for trade. You will also learn the three-letter shortcode commonly used on the forex market.

How many currencies are there in the world?

There are over 193 different official currencies worldwide, including the US dollar, euro, and Chinese yuan. Most countries have their own currency, but some nations share a common currency, which is termed as international or supranational currency. For instance, 19 nations form the eurozone and utilize the euro as their shared medium of exchange. Generally speaking, rich countries tend to issue fiat currencies, while poorer ones often rely on commodities like gold or silver as a form of money. Apart from those comprising paper bills and coins, there are also many forms of virtual or electronic currencies. The most popular digital currencies are Bitcoin and Ethereum, with market capitalizations in excess of 100 billion USD each.

What are the 4 types of money?

There are four types of money: commodity money, representative money, fiduciary money, and fiat money. Commodity money is currency that is backed by a physical good, such as gold or silver. Representative money is currency that represents a claim on a commodity, which can be exchanged for that commodity, such as a gold certificate. Fiduciary money is currency that is not backed by any physical good but is trusted and accepted by the public; it usually has no intrinsic value. Fiat money is currency that is issued by the government and is not backed by a physical commodity, but its value is upheld by the trust and faith people have in the government's ability to maintain stability. It is considered legal tender, which means it is recognized by the government as a valid form of payment.

Can a country have two currencies?

Yes, it is possible for a country to have two or more currencies. A country might issue a second currency in order to address high levels of inflation or to provide more liquidity in the economy. However, the example given for Spain is incorrect. Spain never had the peseta and the sucre as currencies at the same time; the sucre was the currency of Ecuador. A correct example would be Zimbabwe, which has used multiple currencies including the Zimbabwean dollar, the US dollar, and the South African rand at different points in time. Similarly, Angola has used multiple currencies: the kwanza and the convertible kwanza, but not the euro as an official currency. Using multiple currencies can have some potential drawbacks. For instance, it can be difficult for businesses and consumers to switch between currencies, and having multiple currencies can complicate tax collection and other economic measures. Moreover, if one of the currencies loses value relative to the other, it can cause economic hardship.