Cambodian Riel Wiki
The riel (; Khmer: រៀល, riĕl [ˈriəl]; sign: ៛; code: KHR) is the currency of Cambodia. There have been two distinct riel, the first issued between 1953 and May 1975. Between 1975 and 1980, the country had no monetary system. A second currency, also named "riel", has been issued since 20 March 1980. Since the 1990s, citizens have used the riel alongside the U.S. dollar at the well-known rate of 4,000 KHR/USD for retail payments.Popular belief suggests that the name of the currency comes from the Mekong river fish, the riĕl ("small fish" in Khmer). It is more likely that the name derives from the high silver content Spanish-American dollar whose value is eight reales, a coin widely used for international trade in Asia and the Americas from the 16th to 19th centuries. With currencyconverts.com you can convert Cambodian Riel (KHR) to any other foreign currency. To convert a certain amount of Cambodian Riel use currency converter. This page provides a free online information about currency conversion or exchange rates for world fiat currencies. Exchange rates for Cambodian Riel is calculated from mid-market real price and updates daily. Usually people search for KHR exchange rate before business travel to Cambodia, or during trip to other countries and want to check rate of Cambodian Riel in local money. On this page you can convert Cambodian Riel to main foreign currencies, get fast access to most used amounts of KHR or aether calculate any amount of Cambodian Riel in other fiat money.