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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 6.32 AUD 63.24 AUD 632.39 AUD 6,323.95
Canada CAD 0.62 CAD 6.15 CAD 61.54 CAD 615.36 CAD 6,153.60
Ireland EUR 0.44 EUR 4.40 EUR 43.97 EUR 439.70 EUR 4,397.02
New Zealand NZD 0.66 NZD 6.65 NZD 66.45 NZD 664.51 NZD 6,645.10
South Africa ZAR 6.37 ZAR 63.67 ZAR 636.66 ZAR 6,366.58 ZAR 63,665.81
United Kingdom GBP 0.38 GBP 3.83 GBP 38.29 GBP 382.92 GBP 3,829.18
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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