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Bangladeshi Taka (BDT)

The Bangladeshi Taka is the primary currency of Bangladesh. This currency is used by an estimated 161,356,039 people. Based on our estimate, Bangladeshi Taka is the #9 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Bangladeshi Taka is "BDT". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 50. The currency symbol for the Taka is "Tk".

Bangladeshi Taka conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

BDT Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Bangladeshi Taka is Bangladesh.

There are approximately 161,356,039 people around the world who use the Bangladeshi Taka. The Bangladeshi Taka is the #9 most used widely currency is the world.

161,356,039 user population
Ranked #9 in the world

BDT Exchange Rates

1 Bangladeshi Taka equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: Tk53.47


Inverse: Tk92.84
British Pound


Inverse: Tk105.84
Indian Rupee


Inverse: Tk1.12
Japanese Yen


Inverse: Tk0.78
US Dollar


Inverse: Tk84.93

† Rates last updated at 2 minutes ago

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

BDT Currency Facts

BDT Details

ISO 4217 CodeBDT
ISO 4217 Number50
Unit NameTaka
Currency NicknamesN.a.

BDT Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotesTk2, Tk5, Tk10, Tk20, Tk50, Tk100, Tk500, Tk1000
Rarely Used BanknotesTk1
Frequently Used CoinsTk1, Tk2, Tk5
Rarely Used Coins1, 5, 10, 25, 50

BDT Issuance

Central BankBangladesh Bank
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population161,356,039 people
Population Rank#9
BDT Inflation Rate5.54%
Inflation Rank#18

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

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2020 BDT Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Bangladesh Bank. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Bangladeshi Taka may also be closed on these dates.

Shahid/Martyrs Day February 21, 2020 Closed
Birthday of Father of the Nation March 17, 2020 Closed
Independence/National Day March 26, 2020 Closed
Bengali New Year April 14, 2020 Closed
May Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Buddha Purnima May 7, 2020 Closed
Jumat-ul-wida May 22, 2020 Closed
Shab-e-Qadar May 23, 2020 Closed
Eid-ul -Fitr May 24, 2020 Closed
Eid-ul Fitr May 25, 2020 Closed
Mid-year Bank Holiday July 1, 2020 Closed
Eid-ul Azha July 31, 2020 Closed
Eid-ul Azha August 1, 2020 Closed
Eid-ul Azha August 2, 2020 Closed
National Mourning Day August 15, 2020 Closed
Ashura August 29, 2020 Closed
Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi October 29, 2020 Closed
Victory Day December 16, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed
Year-end Bank Holiday December 31, 2020 Closed