List of Countries and Currencies

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How many currencies are there in the world? What are the most traded currencies? Which currency is used the most worldwide? Have you ever wondered about these before?

We have prepared a list of all currencies and countries that use them in the world for you. Thanks to this list, you can learn which currency is used in that country depending on which country you will visit and you can prepare accordingly.

As of 2022, there are 180 currencies in the world. Although there are 195 independent countries currently recognized in the world, the number of currencies in use is less because some countries do not use their own currencies.

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Currencies are actually very important for countries because they are one of the elements that symbolize the independence of countries. In addition, the pictures and symbols on the coins bear traces of the cultures of the countries. Therefore, currencies and symbols vary from country to country and represent the owning country.

What are the Currencies Used in the World

The United Nations recognizes 180 currencies around the world. The most widely used currency is the US dollar. The second on the list is the Euro, the official currency of the European Union. These currencies are used in many countries around the world.

Apart from these, currencies such as Sterlin, Lira, Frank, Yen, Yuan, Dinar, Ruble, Won, Pezo, Manat, Kron and Rial are also used around the world.

Currencies Used by Most Countries

  • The euro is used in about 35 independent states and overseas territories.
  • The US Dollar is used by the US and ten other foreign countries.
  • The East Caribbean Dollar is used as a currency in 6 Caribbean countries.
  • The African Franc is used by 6 African states.
  • The West African CFA franc is used by 8 African states.

List of All Currencies in the World

The list of currencies used by the countries in the world according to the alphabetical list is as follows;

Country Currency ISO-4217
Afghanistan Afghan afghani AFN
Albania Albanian lek ALL
Algeria Algerian dinar DZD
Andorra Euro EUR
Angola Angolan kwanza AOA
Antigua and Barbuda East Caribbean dollar XCD
Argentina Argentine peso ARS
Armenia Armenian dram AMD
Australia Australian dollar AUD
Austria Euro EUR
Azerbaijan Azerbaijani manat AZN
Bahamas Bahamian dollar BSD
Bahrain Bahraini dinar BHD
Bangladesh Bangladeshi taka BDT
Barbados Barbadian dollar BBD
Belarus Belarusian ruble BYN
Belgium Euro EUR
Belize Belize dollar BZD
Benin West African CFA franc XOF
Bhutan Bhutanese ngultrum BTN
Bolivia Bolivian boliviano BOB
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark BAM
Botswana Botswana pula BWP
Brazil Brazilian real BRL
Brunei Brunei dollar BND
Bulgaria Bulgarian lev BGN
Burkina Faso West African CFA franc XOF
Burundi Burundian franc BIF
Cambodia Cambodian riel KHR
Cameroon Central African CFA franc XAF
Canada Canadian dollar CAD
Cape Verde Cape Verdean escudo CVE
Central African Republic Central African CFA franc XAF
Chad Central African CFA franc XAF
Chile Chilean peso CLP
China Chinese yuan CNY
Colombia Colombian peso COP
Comoros Comorian franc KMF
Costa Rica Costa Rican colón CRC
Croatia Croatian kuna HRK
Cuba Cuban peso CUP
Cyprus Euro EUR
Czech Republic Czech koruna CZK
Democratic Republic of Congo Congolese franc CDF
Denmark Danish krone DKK
Djibouti Djiboutian franc DJF
Dominica East Caribbean dollar XCD
Dominican Republic Dominican peso DOP
East Timor United States dollar USD
Ecuador United States dollar USD
Egypt Egyptian pound EGP
El Salvador United States dollar USD
Equatorial Guinea Central African CFA franc XAF
Eritrea Eritrean nakfa ERN
Estonia Euro EUR
Eswatini Swazi lilangeni SZL
Ethiopia Ethiopian birr ETB
Fiji Fijian dollar FJD
Finland Euro EUR
France Euro EUR
Gabon Central African CFA franc XAF
Gambia Gambian dalasi GMD
Georgia Georgian lari GEL
Germany Euro EUR
Ghana Ghanaian cedi GHS
Greece Euro EUR
Grenada East Caribbean dollar XCD
Guatemala Guatemalan quetzal GTQ
Guinea Guinean franc GNF
Guinea-Bissau West African CFA franc XOF
Guyana Guyanese dollar GYD
Haiti Haitian gourde HTG
Honduras Honduran lempira HNL
Hungary Hungarian forint HUF
Iceland Icelandic króna ISK
India Indian rupee INR
Indonesia Indonesian rupiah IDR
Iran Iranian rial IRR
Iraq Iraqi dinar IQD
Ireland Euro EUR
Israel Israeli new shekel ILS
Italy Euro EUR
Ivory Coast West African CFA franc XOF
Jamaica Jamaican dollar JMD
Japan Japanese yen JPY
Jordan Jordanian dinar JOD
Kazakhstan Kazakhstani tenge KZT
Kenya Kenyan shilling KES
Kiribati Australian dollar AUD
Korea, North North Korean won KPW
Korea, South South Korean won KRW
Kosovo Euro EUR
Kuwait Kuwaiti dinar KWD
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstani som KGS
Laos Lao kip LAK
Latvia Euro EUR
Lebanon Lebanese pound LBP
Lesotho Lesotho loti LSL
Liberia Liberian dollar LRD
Libya Libyan dinar LYD
Liechtenstein Swiss franc CHF
Lithuania Euro EUR
Luxembourg Euro EUR
Madagascar Malagasy ariary MGA
Malawi Malawian kwacha MWK
Malaysia Malaysian ringgit MYR
Maldives Maldivian rufiyaa MVR
Mali West African CFA franc XOF
Malta Euro EUR
Marshall Islands United States dollar USD
Mauritania Mauritanian ouguiya MRO
Mauritius Mauritian rupee MUR
Mexico Mexican peso MXN
Micronesia United States dollar USD
Moldova Moldovan leu MDL
Monaco Euro EUR
Mongolia Mongolian tögrög MNT
Montenegro Euro EUR
Morocco Moroccan dirham MAD
Mozambique Mozambican metical MZN
Myanmar Burmese kyat MMK
Namibia Namibian dollar NAD
Nauru Australian dollar AUD
Nepal Nepalese rupee NPR
Netherlands Euro EUR
New Zealand New Zealand dollar NZD
Nicaragua Nicaraguan córdoba NIO
Niger West African CFA franc XOF
Nigeria Nigerian naira NGN
North Macedonia Macedonian denar MKD
Norway Norwegian krone NOK
Oman Omani rial OMR
Pakistan Pakistani rupee PKR
Palau United States dollar USD
Palestine Israeli new shekel ILS
Panama Panamanian balboa PAB
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinean kina PGK
Paraguay Paraguayan guaraní PYG
Peru Peruvian sol PEN
Philippines Philippine peso PHP
Poland Polish zloty PLN
Portugal Euro EUR
Qatar Qatari riyal QAR
Republic of the Congo Central African CFA franc XAF
Romania Romanian leu RON
Russia Russian ruble RUB
Rwanda Rwandan franc RWF
Saint Kitts and Nevis East Caribbean dollar XCD
Saint Lucia East Caribbean dollar XCD
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines East Caribbean dollar XCD
Samoa Samoan tala WST
San Marino Euro EUR
São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe dobra STD
Saudi Arabia Saudi riyal SAR
Senegal West African CFA franc XOF
Serbia Serbian dinar RSD
Seychelles Seychellois rupee SCR
Sierra Leone Sierra Leonean leone SLL
Singapore Singapore dollar SGD
Slovakia Euro EUR
Slovenia Euro EUR
Solomon Islands Solomon Islands dollar SBD
Somalia Somali shilling SOS
South Africa South African rand ZAR
South Sudan South Sudanese pound SSP
Spain Euro EUR
Sri Lanka Sri Lankan rupee LKR
Sudan Sudanese pound SDG
Suriname Surinamese dollar SRD
Sweden Swedish krona SEK
Switzerland Swiss franc CHF
Syria Syrian pound SYP
Taiwan New Taiwan dollar TWD
Tajikistan Tajikistani somoni TJS
Tanzania Tanzanian shilling TZS
Thailand Thai baht THB
Togo West African CFA franc XOF
Tonga Tongan pa'anga TOP
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago dollar TTD
Tunisia Tunisian dinar TND
Turkey Turkish lira TRY
Turkmenistan Turkmenistan manat TMT
Tuvalu Australian dollar AUD
Uganda Ugandan shilling UGX
Ukraine Ukrainian hryvnia UAH
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates dirham AED
United Kingdom British pound GBP
United States United States dollar USD
Uruguay Uruguayan peso UYU
Uzbekistan Uzbekistani som UZS
Vanuatu Vanuatu vatu VUV
Vatican City Euro EUR
Venezuela Venezuelan bolívar VEF
Vietnam Vietnamese dong VND
Yemen Yemeni rial YER
Zambia Zambian kwacha ZMW
Zimbabwe United States dollar USD

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