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The Afghan Afghani is the primary currency of Afghanistan. This currency is used by an estimated 37,172,386 people. Based on our estimate, Afghan Afghani is the #34 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Afghan Afghani is "AFN". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 971. The currency symbol for the Afghani is "؋".

Afghan Afghani conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

AFN Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Afghan Afghani is Afghanistan.

There are approximately 37,172,386 people around the world who use the Afghan Afghani. The Afghan Afghani is the #34 most used widely currency is the world.

37,172,386 user population
Ranked #34 in the world

AFN Exchange Rates

1 Afghan Afghani equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: ؋53.85


Inverse: ؋87.17
British Pound


Inverse: ؋103.42
Indian Rupee


Inverse: ؋1.11
Japanese Yen


Inverse: ؋0.72
US Dollar


Inverse: ؋78.26

† Rates last updated at 24 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

AFN Currency Facts

AFN Details

ISO 4217 CodeAFN
ISO 4217 Number971
Unit NameAfghani
Currency NicknamesN.a.

AFN Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a. (written right-to-left)
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes؋1, ؋2, ؋5, ؋10, ؋20, ؋50, ؋100, ؋500, ؋1000
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins؋1, ؋2, ؋5
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

AFN Issuance

Central BankDa Afghanistan Bank
Central Bank Websitehttp://www.centralbank.gov.af

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population37,172,386 people
Population Rank#34
AFN Inflation RateN.a.
Inflation RankN.a.

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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2019 AFN Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Da Afghanistan Bank. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Afghan Afghani may also be closed on these dates.

National Day of Mourning February 13, 2019 Closed
Liberation Day February 15, 2019 Closed
Noruz March 21, 2019 Closed
Farmer's Day March 22, 2019 Closed
Victory Day April 28, 2019 Closed
Ramadan May 6, 2019 Closed
Eid ul Fitr June 4, 2019 Closed
Eid ul Fitr June 5, 2019 Closed
Eid ul Fitr June 6, 2019 Closed
Eid ul Adha August 10, 2019 Closed
Eid ul Adha August 11, 2019 Closed
Eid ul Adha August 12, 2019 Closed
Eid ul Adha August 13, 2019 Closed
National Day August 19, 2019 Closed
Ahmed Shah Masoud Memorial Day September 9, 2019 Closed
Ashoora September 10, 2019 Closed
Mohammed's Birthday November 9, 2019 Closed

AFN Currency History

The Afghan Afghani was created in January 2004. The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Afghan Afghani.

Currency Active Replaced By
Afghan afghani (AFA) January 1925 to December 2003 AFN