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Moldovan Leu (MDL)

The Moldovan Leu is the primary currency of Moldova. This currency is used by an estimated 3,545,883 people. Based on our estimate, Moldovan Leu is the #109 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Moldovan Leu is "MDL". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 498.

Moldovan Leu conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

MDL Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Moldovan Leu is Moldova.

There are approximately 3,545,883 people around the world who use the Moldovan Leu. The Moldovan Leu is the #109 most used widely currency is the world.

3,545,883 user population
Ranked #109 in the world

MDL Exchange Rates

1 Moldovan Leu equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: 11.17


Inverse: 20.13
British Pound


Inverse: 22.86
Indian Rupee


Inverse: 0.24
Japanese Yen


Inverse: 0.17
US Dollar


Inverse: 18.63

† Rates last updated at 55 minutes ago

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

MDL Currency Facts

MDL Details

ISO 4217 CodeMDL
ISO 4217 Number498
Unit NameLeu
Currency NicknamesN.a.

MDL Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins1, 5, 10, 25, 50
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

MDL Issuance

Central BankNational Bank of Moldova
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population3,545,883 people
Population Rank#109
MDL Inflation Rate3.045%
Inflation Rank#52

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

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2020 MDL Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the National Bank of Moldova. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Moldovan Leu may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Orthodox Christmas January 7, 2020 Closed
Orthodox Christmas Holiday January 8, 2020 Closed
International Women's Day March 8, 2020 Closed
Easter Monday April 20, 2020 Closed
Memorial Easter April 27, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Victory Day May 9, 2020 Closed
National Day August 27, 2020 Closed
Language Day August 31, 2020 Closed
Chisinau City Day October 14, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed