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Eritrean Nakfa (ERN)

The Eritrean Nakfa is the primary currency of Eritrea.

The currency code for the Eritrean Nakfa is "ERN". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 232. The currency symbol for the Nakfa is "Nkf".

Eritrean Nakfa conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

ERN Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Eritrean Nakfa is Eritrea.

ERN Exchange Rates

1 Eritrean Nakfa equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: Nkf9.46


Inverse: Nkf16.39
British Pound


Inverse: Nkf18.67
Indian Rupee


Inverse: Nkf0.20
Japanese Yen


Inverse: Nkf0.14
US Dollar


Inverse: Nkf15.00

† Rates last updated at 45 minutes ago

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

ERN Currency Facts

ERN Details

ISO 4217 CodeERN
ISO 4217 Number232
Unit NameNakfa
Currency NicknamesN.a.

ERN Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotesN.a.
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used CoinsN.a.
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

ERN Issuance

Central BankBank of Eritrea
Central Bank WebsiteN.a.

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User PopulationN.a.
Population RankN.a.
ERN Inflation RateN.a.
Inflation RankN.a.

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

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2020 ERN Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Bank of Eritrea. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Eritrean Nakfa may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Christmas January 7, 2020 Closed
Epiphany January 19, 2020 Closed
Women's Day March 8, 2020 Closed
Good Friday April 17, 2020 Closed
Easter April 19, 2020 Closed
May Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Liberation Day May 24, 2020 Closed
Id-Al Fetir May 24, 2020 Closed
Martyrs' Day June 20, 2020 Closed
Id-Al Adha July 31, 2020 Closed
Start of Armed Struggle September 1, 2020 Closed
New Year's September 11, 2020 Closed
Meskel September 27, 2020 Closed
Id-Al Mewlid October 29, 2020 Closed
Christmas December 25, 2020 Closed