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Kyrgyzstani Som (KGS)

The Kyrgyzstani Som is the primary currency of Kyrgyzstan. This currency is used by an estimated 6,315,800 people. Based on our estimate, Kyrgyzstani Som is the #94 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Kyrgyzstani Som is "KGS". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 417. The currency symbol for the Som is "лв".

Kyrgyzstani Som conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

KGS Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Kyrgyzstani Som is Kyrgyzstan.

There are approximately 6,315,800 people around the world who use the Kyrgyzstani Som. The Kyrgyzstani Som is the #94 most used widely currency is the world.

6,315,800 user population
Ranked #94 in the world

KGS Exchange Rates

1 Kyrgyzstani Som equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: лв52.80


Inverse: лв92.21
British Pound


Inverse: лв105.052
Indian Rupee


Inverse: лв1.11
Japanese Yen


Inverse: лв0.78
US Dollar


Inverse: лв84.87

† Rates last updated at 17 minutes ago

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

KGS Currency Facts

KGS Details

ISO 4217 CodeKGS
ISO 4217 Number417
Unit NameSom
Currency NicknamesN.a.

KGS 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.

KGS Issuance

Central BankN.a.
Central Bank WebsiteN.a.

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population6,315,800 people
Population Rank#94
KGS Inflation RateN.a.
Inflation RankN.a.

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

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2020 KGS Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Kyrgyzstani Som Central Bank. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Kyrgyzstani Som may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Orthodox Christmas January 7, 2020 Closed
Motherland Defender Day February 24, 2020 Closed
International Women's Day March 9, 2020 Closed
Nooruz March 21, 2020 Closed
People's April Revolution April 7, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Constitution Day May 5, 2020 Closed
Victory Day May 9, 2020 Closed
Orozo Ait May 24, 2020 Closed
Kurman Ait July 31, 2020 Closed
Independence Day August 31, 2020 Closed
Day of History and Commemoration of Ancestors November 7, 2020 Closed
Day of History Additional Holiday November 9, 2020 Closed