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Kenyan Shilling (KES) TradingHours.com

The Kenyan Shilling is the primary currency of Kenya. This currency is used by an estimated 51,393,010 people. Based on our estimate, Kenyan Shilling is the #25 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Kenyan Shilling is "KES". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 404. The currency symbol for the Shilling is "KSh".

Kenyan Shilling conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

KES Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Kenyan Shilling is Kenya.

There are approximately 51,393,010 people around the world who use the Kenyan Shilling. The Kenyan Shilling is the #25 most used widely currency is the world.

51,393,010 user population
Ranked #25 in the world

KES Exchange Rates

1 Kenyan Shilling equals:

Australian Dollar

$0.014

Inverse: KSh69.60
Euro

€0.0089

Inverse: KSh112.48
British Pound

£0.0075

Inverse: KSh133.65
Indian Rupee

₹0.70

Inverse: KSh1.43
Japanese Yen

¥1.068

Inverse: KSh0.94
US Dollar

$0.0098

Inverse: KSh101.71

† Rates last updated at 34 minutes ago

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

KES Currency Facts

KES Details

ISO 4217 CodeKES
ISO 4217 Number404
Unit NameShilling
SymbolKSh
Currency NicknamesBob

KES Denominations

Minor Unit NameCent
Minor Unit Symbol c
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotesKSh50, KSh100, KSh200, KSh500, KSh1000
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used CoinsKSh1, KSh5, KSh10, KSh20
Rarely Used Coinsc50, c40

KES Issuance

Central BankCentral Bank of Kenya
Central Bank Websitehttp://www.centralbank.go.ke

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population51,393,010 people
Population Rank#25
KES Inflation Rate4.69%
Inflation Rank#28

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

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2019 KES Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Central Bank of Kenya. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Kenyan Shilling may also be closed on these dates.

HolidayDateStatus
New Year's Day January 1, 2019 Closed
Good Friday April 19, 2019 Closed
Easter Monday April 22, 2019 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2019 Closed
Madaraka Day June 1, 2019 Closed
Id-ul-Fitr June 5, 2019 Closed
Idd-ul-Adha August 12, 2019 Closed
Moi Day October 10, 2019 Closed
Mashujaa Day October 21, 2019 Closed
Jamhuri Day December 12, 2019 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2019 Closed
Boxing Day December 26, 2019 Closed

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