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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


AUD 1 AUD 5 AUD 10 AUD 100 AUD 1,000
Australia AUD 1.00 AUD 5.00 AUD 10.00 AUD 100.00 AUD 1,000.00
Canada CAD 0.99 CAD 4.94 CAD 9.89 CAD 98.86 CAD 988.62
Ireland EUR 0.64 EUR 3.21 EUR 6.43 EUR 64.27 EUR 642.73
New Zealand NZD 1.07 NZD 5.33 NZD 10.67 NZD 106.67 NZD 1,066.72
South Africa ZAR 11.71 ZAR 58.53 ZAR 117.07 ZAR 1,170.67 ZAR 11,706.66
United Kingdom GBP 0.48 GBP 2.41 GBP 4.82 GBP 48.19 GBP 481.92
United States of America USD 0.70 USD 3.49 USD 6.98 USD 69.79 USD 697.93

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

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