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Bhutan Currency

Money

The local currency is the Ngultrumbut subdivided into 100 Chetrums. The currency is pegged to the Indian rupee on scale of 1:1. The Ngultrumbut was only introduced in 1974 before which the country had no currency, relying on a system of bartering to acquire goods. US Dollars and Travellers Cheques can be exchanged at banks and large hotels. Visa and Mastercard are not widely accepted.


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$ 0.95 C$ 4.73 C$ 9.45 C$ 94.51 C$ 945.07
Ireland € 0.67 € 3.37 € 6.73 € 67.32 € 673.17
New Zealand NZ$ 1.11 NZ$ 5.55 NZ$ 11.11 NZ$ 111.09 NZ$ 1,110.90
South Africa R 9.29 R 46.43 R 92.85 R 928.55 R 9,285.48
United Kingdom £ 0.48 £ 2.41 £ 4.82 £ 48.20 £ 481.96
United States of America US$ 0.74 US$ 3.71 US$ 7.42 US$ 74.23 US$ 742.28

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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