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Georgian Lari (GEL)

The Georgian Lari is the primary currency of Georgia. This currency is used by an estimated 3,731,000 people. Based on our estimate, Georgian Lari is the #108 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Georgian Lari is "GEL". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 981.

Georgian Lari conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

GEL Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Georgian Lari is Georgia.

There are approximately 3,731,000 people around the world who use the Georgian Lari. The Georgian Lari is the #108 most used widely currency is the world.

3,731,000 user population
Ranked #108 in the world

GEL Exchange Rates

1 Georgian Lari equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: 2.017


Inverse: 3.48
British Pound


Inverse: 3.97
Indian Rupee


Inverse: 0.042
Japanese Yen


Inverse: 0.029
US Dollar


Inverse: 3.18

† Rates last updated at 56 minutes ago

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

GEL Currency Facts

GEL Details

ISO 4217 CodeGEL
ISO 4217 Number981
Unit NameLari
Currency NicknamesN.a.

GEL Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins1, 2, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

GEL Issuance

Central BankNational Bank of Georgia
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population3,731,000 people
Population Rank#108
GEL Inflation RateN.a.
Inflation RankN.a.

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

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2020 GEL Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the National Bank of Georgia. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Georgian Lari may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
New Year's Holiday January 2, 2020 Closed
Christmas January 7, 2020 Closed
Epiphany January 19, 2020 Closed
Mother's Day March 3, 2020 Closed
International Women's Day March 8, 2020 Closed
Memorial Day April 9, 2020 Closed
Good Friday April 17, 2020 Closed
Easter Saturday April 18, 2020 Closed
Easter Monday April 20, 2020 Closed
Victory Day May 9, 2020 Closed
St. Andrew's Day May 12, 2020 Closed
Independence Day May 26, 2020 Closed
Assumption August 28, 2020 Closed
Svetitskhovloba October 14, 2020 Closed
St. George's Day November 23, 2020 Closed