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Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR) TradingHours.com

The Sri Lankan Rupee is the primary currency of Sri Lanka. This currency is used by an estimated 21,670,000 people. Based on our estimate, Sri Lankan Rupee is the #50 most popular currency is the world.

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 "₨".

Sri Lankan Rupee conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

LKR Currency Demographics

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

There are approximately 21,670,000 people around the world who use the Sri Lankan Rupee. The Sri Lankan Rupee is the #50 most used widely currency is the world.

21,670,000 user population
Ranked #50 in the world

LKR Exchange Rates

1 Sri Lankan Rupee equals:

Australian Dollar

$0.0081

Inverse: ₨124.0046
Euro

€0.0050

Inverse: ₨200.39
British Pound

£0.0042

Inverse: ₨238.10
Indian Rupee

₹0.39

Inverse: ₨2.54
Japanese Yen

¥0.60

Inverse: ₨1.67
US Dollar

$0.0055

Inverse: ₨181.20

† Rates last updated at 22 minutes 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
Symbol
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 Websitehttp://www.cbsl.gov.lk

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population21,670,000 people
Population Rank#50
LKR Inflation Rate2.14%
Inflation Rank#74

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

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2019 LKR Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Sri Lankan Rupee may also be closed on these dates.

HolidayDateStatus
Tamil Thai Pongal January 15, 2019 Closed
Duruthu Poya January 20, 2019 Closed
National Day February 4, 2019 Closed
Navam Poya February 19, 2019 Closed
Mahasivarathri March 4, 2019 Closed
Medin Poya March 20, 2019 Closed
Day before Tamil New Year's Eve April 12, 2019 Partial Day
Tamil New Year's Eve April 13, 2019 Closed
Tamil New Year April 15, 2019 Closed
Good Friday April 19, 2019 Closed
May Day May 1, 2019 Closed
Vesak Poya Day May 18, 2019 Closed
Vesak Poya Day May 19, 2019 Closed
Special Bank Holiday May 20, 2019 Closed
Id-Ul-Fitr June 5, 2019 Closed
Poson Poya June 16, 2019 Closed
Esala Poya July 16, 2019 Closed
Id-ul-Allah August 12, 2019 Closed
Nikini Poya August 14, 2019 Closed
Binara Poya September 13, 2019 Closed
Vap Poya October 13, 2019 Closed
Diwali October 27, 2019 Closed
Eid-ul-Milad November 11, 2019 Closed
Il Poya November 12, 2019 Closed
Unduvap Poya December 11, 2019 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2019 Closed

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