The official currency is the new Manat (AZN), which is divided into 100 qapik. Credit cards are not widely accepted outside of large hotels and restaurants in Baku and travellers are advised to carry cash, preferably in Euro, Sterling or US dollars. Foreign currency can be exchanged at banks and official exchange bureaux, but visitors are advised to keep all receipts until departure from Azerbaijan. ATMs can be found in most major cities and towns.
Currency Exchange Rates
|A$ 1||A$ 5||A$ 10||A$ 100||A$ 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 1.00||A$ 5.00||A$ 10.00||A$ 100.00||A$ 1,000.00|
|Canada||C$ 0.98||C$ 4.92||C$ 9.85||C$ 98.49||C$ 984.88|
|Ireland||€ 0.72||€ 3.60||€ 7.19||€ 71.92||€ 719.18|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 1.03||NZ$ 5.15||NZ$ 10.29||NZ$ 102.92||NZ$ 1,029.21|
|South Africa||R 9.36||R 46.78||R 93.55||R 935.54||R 9,355.38|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.53||£ 2.65||£ 5.29||£ 52.93||£ 529.29|
|United States of America||US$ 0.79||US$ 3.94||US$ 7.87||US$ 78.73||US$ 787.28|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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