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Icelandic Krona (ISK)

The Icelandic Krona is the primary currency of Iceland. This currency is used by an estimated 353,574 people. Based on our estimate, Icelandic Krona is the #141 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Icelandic Krona is "ISK". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 352. The currency symbol for the Krona is "kr".

Icelandic Krona conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

ISK Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Icelandic Krona is Iceland.

There are approximately 353,574 people around the world who use the Icelandic Krona. The Icelandic Krona is the #141 most used widely currency is the world.

353,574 user population
Ranked #141 in the world

ISK Exchange Rates

1 Icelandic Krona equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: kr90.21


Inverse: kr155.90
British Pound


Inverse: kr177.71
Indian Rupee


Inverse: kr1.88
Japanese Yen


Inverse: kr1.32
US Dollar


Inverse: kr142.72

† Rates last updated at 42 seconds ago

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

ISK Currency Facts

ISK Details

ISO 4217 CodeISK
ISO 4217 Number352
Unit NameKrona
Currency NicknamesN.a.

ISK Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor UnitsN.a.
Frequently Used banknoteskr500, kr1000, kr2000, kr5000, kr10000
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coinskr1, kr5, kr10, kr50, kr100
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

ISK Issuance

Central BankCentral Bank of Iceland
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population353,574 people
Population Rank#141
ISK Inflation Rate2.68%
Inflation Rank#59

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

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2020 ISK Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Central Bank of Iceland. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Icelandic Krona may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Maundy Thursday April 9, 2020 Closed
Good Friday April 10, 2020 Closed
Easter Monday April 13, 2020 Closed
First Day of Summer April 23, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Ascension Day May 21, 2020 Closed
Whitmonday June 1, 2020 Closed
National Day June 17, 2020 Closed
Bank Holiday August 3, 2020 Closed
Christmas Eve December 24, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed
Boxing Day December 26, 2020 Closed
New Year's Eve December 31, 2020 Partial Day

ISK Currency History

The Icelandic Krona was created in July 1981. The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Icelandic Krona.

Currency Active Replaced By
Icelandic old króna (ISJ) January 1922 to June 1981 ISK