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Bolivian Bolíviano (BOB)

The Bolivian Bolíviano is the primary currency of Bolivia. This currency is used by an estimated 11,353,142 people. Based on our estimate, Bolivian Bolíviano is the #65 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Bolivian Bolíviano is "BOB". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 68. The currency symbol for the Bolíviano is "$b".

Bolivian Bolíviano conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

BOB Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Bolivian Bolíviano is Bolivia.

There are approximately 11,353,142 people around the world who use the Bolivian Bolíviano. The Bolivian Bolíviano is the #65 most used widely currency is the world.

11,353,142 user population
Ranked #65 in the world

BOB Exchange Rates

1 Bolivian Bolíviano equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: $b4.29


Inverse: $b7.49
British Pound


Inverse: $b8.53
Indian Rupee


Inverse: $b0.090
Japanese Yen


Inverse: $b0.063
US Dollar


Inverse: $b6.89

† Rates last updated at 44 minutes ago

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

BOB Currency Facts

BOB Details

ISO 4217 CodeBOB
ISO 4217 Number68
Unit NameBolíviano
Currency NicknamesN.a.

BOB Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes$b10, $b20, $b50, $b100, $b200
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins$b1, $b2, $b5, 10, 20, 50
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

BOB Issuance

Central BankBanco Central de Bolivia
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population11,353,142 people
Population Rank#65
BOB Inflation Rate2.27%
Inflation Rank#67

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

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2020 BOB Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Banco Central de Bolivia. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Bolivian Bolíviano may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Fundacion del Estado Plurinacional January 22, 2020 Closed
Carnival Monday February 24, 2020 Closed
Carnival Tuesday February 25, 2020 Closed
Good Friday April 10, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Corpus Christi June 11, 2020 Closed
Aymara New Year June 22, 2020 Closed
LaPaz Day July 16, 2020 Closed
National Day August 6, 2020 Closed
All Souls' Day November 2, 2020 Closed
Christmas Eve December 24, 2020 Partial Day
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed
New Year's Eve December 31, 2020 Partial Day

BOB Currency History

The Bolivian Bolíviano was created in January 1987. The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Bolivian Bolíviano.

Currency Active Replaced By
Bolivian peso (BOP) January 1963 to January 1987 BOB