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 0.88 AUD 8.84 AUD 88.43 AUD 884.35 AUD 8,843.48
Canada CAD 0.89 CAD 8.93 CAD 89.34 CAD 893.42 CAD 8,934.23
Ireland EUR 0.59 EUR 5.90 EUR 58.98 EUR 589.79 EUR 5,897.86
New Zealand NZD 0.94 NZD 9.41 NZD 94.11 NZD 941.11 NZD 9,411.14
South Africa ZAR 8.54 ZAR 85.39 ZAR 853.94 ZAR 8,539.44 ZAR 85,394.45
United Kingdom GBP 0.51 GBP 5.10 GBP 51.01 GBP 510.10 GBP 5,101.01
United States of America USD 0.66 USD 6.62 USD 66.24 USD 662.38 USD 6,623.83

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

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