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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 0.97 CAD 4.87 CAD 9.73 CAD 97.31 CAD 973.06
Ireland EUR 0.70 EUR 3.48 EUR 6.95 EUR 69.53 EUR 695.30
New Zealand NZD 1.05 NZD 5.25 NZD 10.51 NZD 105.08 NZD 1,050.78
South Africa ZAR 10.07 ZAR 50.34 ZAR 100.67 ZAR 1,006.74 ZAR 10,067.42
United Kingdom GBP 0.61 GBP 3.03 GBP 6.06 GBP 60.55 GBP 605.51
United States of America USD 0.74 USD 3.68 USD 7.36 USD 73.60 USD 736.00

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

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