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🇱🇰 Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)

LKR Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Sri Lankan Rupee is Sri Lanka.

The currency code for the Sri Lankan Rupee is "LKR". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 144. The currency symbol for the Rupee is "₨".

There are approximately 22,181,000 people around the world who use the Sri Lankan Rupee. The Sri Lankan Rupee is the #51 most used widely currency is the world.

22,181,000 user population
Ranked #51 in the world

LKR Exchange Rates

1 Sri Lankan Rupee equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: ₨204.65


Inverse: ₨336.91
British Pound


Inverse: ₨393.57
Indian Rupee


Inverse: ₨3.76
Japanese Yen


Inverse: ₨2.077
US Dollar


Inverse: ₨311.52

† Rates last updated at 10 hours ago

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

LKR Currency Facts

LKR Details

ISO 4217 CodeLKR
ISO 4217 Number144
Unit NameRupee
Currency NicknamesN.a.

LKR Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes₨10, ₨20, ₨50, ₨100, ₨500, ₨1000, ₨2000, ₨5000
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used CoinsN.a.
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

LKR Issuance

Central BankCentral Bank of Sri Lanka
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population22,181,000 people
Population Rank#51
LKR Inflation Rate49.72%
Inflation Rank#6

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

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2024 LKR Currency Holidays

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