Sri Lanka Currency
The unit of currency is the Sri Lanka Rupee (LKR), which is divided into 100 cents. Major credit cards are widely accepted in major cities. ATMs are becoming more common, but outside the main cities they are unlikely to accept international cards. Credit cards should be used with caution due to the potential for fraud. Foreign currency can be exchanged at bureaux de change, banks and hotels. Banks are closed on Sundays.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Sri Lanka||LKR 100||LKR 1,000||LKR 10,000||LKR 100,000||LKR 1,000,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.90||AUD 8.99||AUD 89.91||AUD 899.09||AUD 8,990.87|
|Canada||CAD 0.88||CAD 8.84||CAD 88.43||CAD 884.26||CAD 8,842.64|
|Ireland||EUR 0.63||EUR 6.29||EUR 62.86||EUR 628.64||EUR 6,286.39|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.93||NZD 9.31||NZD 93.09||NZD 930.92||NZD 9,309.16|
|South Africa||ZAR 8.64||ZAR 86.42||ZAR 864.20||ZAR 8,642.01||ZAR 86,420.06|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.54||GBP 5.39||GBP 53.90||GBP 538.98||GBP 5,389.76|
|United States of America||USD 0.66||USD 6.62||USD 66.17||USD 661.73||USD 6,617.26|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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