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Syria Currency

Money

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 0.63 AUD 6.33 AUD 63.33 AUD 633.28 AUD 6,332.79
Canada CAD 0.62 CAD 6.23 CAD 62.28 CAD 622.84 CAD 6,228.38
Ireland EUR 0.44 EUR 4.43 EUR 44.28 EUR 442.79 EUR 4,427.87
New Zealand NZD 0.66 NZD 6.56 NZD 65.57 NZD 655.70 NZD 6,556.98
South Africa ZAR 6.09 ZAR 60.87 ZAR 608.71 ZAR 6,087.07 ZAR 60,870.66
United Kingdom GBP 0.38 GBP 3.80 GBP 37.96 GBP 379.63 GBP 3,796.32
United States of America USD 0.47 USD 4.66 USD 46.61 USD 466.09 USD 4,660.92

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

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