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Currency symbols around the world

Currency symbols around the world

Every country in the world has its currency symbol to indicate that country’s specific legal tender. A currency symbol also makes it easier to mark the prices of goods and services in shops, restaurants and other service providers.

It’s essential to know the different currency symbols, especially when you enjoy travelling overseas, make international transactions, invest in the stock market or make purchases from other countries. This way, you’d have a better understanding of how much you need to pay or what every currency is worth when exchanging rates.

To give you an idea, we’ve listed down the currency and currency symbols used in every country.

Currency symbols used worldwide

Currency symbols used worldwide

It pays to have great knowledge of the different currencies and currency symbols used by every country. To make it simpler, we’ve made a list below of what currency is used in every country, as well as their corresponding currency symbols.

CountryCurrencySymbol
AlbaniaAlbanian LekL
ArgentinaArgentine Peso$
ArmeniaArmenian DramԴ
AustraliaAustralian Dollar$
AzerbaijanAzerbaijan Manatман
BelarusBelarus RubleBr
BoliviaBolivianoBs.
BotswanaPulaP
BulgariaBulgaria LevЛв.
BrazilBrazilian RealR$
CambodiaCambodia Riel
CanadaCanadian Dollar$
ChinaChina Yuan ¥
ColombiaColombian Peso$
Costa RicaCosta Rican Colon
CroatiaCroatia Kunakn
CubaCuban Peso$
Czech RepublicCzech Koruna
DenmarkDanish Kronekr
Dominican RepublicDominican Peso$
EgyptEgyptian Pound£
El SalvadorEl Salvador Colon$
Euro Member CountriesEuro
FijiFiji Dollar$
GhanaGhana Cedi¢
GuatemalaGuatemalaQ
GuineaGuinea Franc
GuyanaGuyana Dollar$
Hong KongHong Kong Dollar$
HondurasHonduras LempiraL
HungaryHungary ForintFt
IndonesiaIndonesia RupiahRp
IndiaIndia Rupiah
IcelandIcelandic Kronakr
IranIran Rial
IsraelIsrael Shekel
JapanJapan Yen¥
KazakhstanKazakhstan Tengeлв
KenyaKenyan Shillingksh
KuwaitKuwaiti Dinarد.ك
MalawiMalawi KwachaMK
MalaysiaMalaysia RinggitRM
MexicoMexico Peso$
MoroccoMoroccan DirhamDH
NamibiaNamibian Dollar$
NepalNepalese RupeeRs
New ZealandNew Zealand Dollar$
NorwayNorwegian Kronekr
OmanRial Omaniر.ع.
PakistanPakistan RupeeRs
PeruNuevo SolS/.
PhilippinesPhilippine Peso
PolandPolish Zloty
QatarQatari RiyalQR
RomaniaRomanian LeuL
RussiaRussian Rublep.
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Riyalر.س
SerbiaSerbia DinarДин.
SeychellesSeychelles Rupee
SingaporeSingapore Dollar$
Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands Dollar$
SomaliaSomalia ShillingS
South AfricaSouth African RandR
Sri LankaSri Lanka RupeeRs
SwedenSweden Kronakr
SwitzerlandSwitzerland FrancCHF
SyriaSyrian Pound£
TaiwanTaiwan New DollarNT$
ThailandThailand Baht฿
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago DollarTT$
TurkeyTurkish Lira
UkraineUkrainian Hryvnia
United KingdomPounds Sterling£
United StatesUS Dollar$
UruguayUruguayan Peso$
UzbekistanUzbekistanUZS
VenezuelaBolivar FuerteBs F
VietnamVietnamese Dong
YemenYemeni Rial
ZimbabweZimbabwe Dollar$

EU member countries that use Euro

EU countries that use Euro

Filipinos who are planning to relocate to Europe need to understand the different currencies used in every European country. For instance, the currency used in the UK (former EU member) is and has always been British Pound (£).

However, the majority of EU member countries use Euro. It’s quite helpful to know that 19 countries in total use Euro. The Euro currency symbol is €. Here’s a list of the different countries that use the Euro currency:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Cyprus
  • Etonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Portugal
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain

Now that you have a better understanding of the different currencies worldwide, it’s easier to make international transactions and send money overseas.

If you wish to transfer money from Europe to the Philippines, you can use remittance providers like Kabayan Remit.  

Sending money from Europe to the Philippines

Sending money from Europe to the Philippines

With Kabayan Remit, you can send money from GBP (£) to PHP (₱). We are also thrilled to announce that you will soon be able to send other European currencies to PHP.

Kabayan Remit offers a fast, secure and convenient way of sending money from Europe to the Philippines. Compared to banks, Kabayan Remit offers much higher exchange rates and lower fees to help every kababayan overseas to make the most out of their hard-earned money.

Kabayan Remit takes pride in its world-class service, made even better with the company’s great understanding of the Filipino culture. Should you need assistance, our customer service specialists are available to communicate in English and Filipino 24/7.

To get started, visit kabayanremit.com or download the free Kabayan Remit mobile app for iOS or Android.



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