The official currency is the Syrian pound (SYP), which is divided into 100 piastres. There are a few ATMs in the bigger towns, but not all cards are accepted. Credit cards are not widely used, but American Express and Diners Club are the most readily accepted. Travellers cheques are not accepted in most banks, and those that do require lengthy and complicated processes.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Syria||SYP 100||SYP 1,000||SYP 10,000||SYP 100,000||SYP 1,000,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.61||AUD 6.06||AUD 60.64||AUD 606.38||AUD 6,063.77|
|Canada||CAD 0.62||CAD 6.24||CAD 62.38||CAD 623.83||CAD 6,238.31|
|Ireland||EUR 0.42||EUR 4.21||EUR 42.09||EUR 420.90||EUR 4,208.98|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.64||NZD 6.35||NZD 63.55||NZD 635.47||NZD 6,354.67|
|South Africa||ZAR 6.28||ZAR 62.78||ZAR 627.75||ZAR 6,277.54||ZAR 62,775.42|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.37||GBP 3.75||GBP 37.46||GBP 374.63||GBP 3,746.33|
|United States of America||USD 0.47||USD 4.65||USD 46.54||USD 465.44||USD 4,654.41|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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