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Sierra Leone Currency

Money

The official currency is the Leone (SLL), which is divided into 100 cents. Foreign currency can be exchanged at banks, foreign exchange bureaux or hotels and travellers cheques can be cashed at banks although they are not recommended. Banks are open on weekdays only. The use of credit cards is very limited, although a few top hotels and restaurants in Freetown might accept them for payment. ATMs do not accept foreign cards.


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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