Mauritanian Ouguiya (MRU) TradingHours.com
The Mauritanian Ouguiya is the primary currency of Mauritania. This currency is used by an estimated 4,403,319 people. Based on our estimate, Mauritanian Ouguiya is the #104 most popular currency is the world.
The currency code for the Mauritanian Ouguiya is "MRU". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 929. The currency symbol for the Ouguiya is "UM".
Mauritanian Ouguiya conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.
MRU Currency Demographics
The primary country using the Mauritanian Ouguiya is Mauritania.
There are approximately 4,403,319 people around the world who use the Mauritanian Ouguiya. The Mauritanian Ouguiya is the #104 most used widely currency is the world.
4,403,319 user populationRanked #104 in the world
MRU Currency Facts
|ISO 4217 Code||MRU|
|ISO 4217 Number||929|
|Minor Unit Name||khoum|
|Minor Unit Symbol||N.a.|
|Frequently Used banknotes||UM50, UM100, UM200, UM500, UM1000|
|Rarely Used Banknotes||N.a.|
|Frequently Used Coins||UM1, UM5, UM10, UM20|
|Rarely Used Coins||1⁄5 ouguiya|
|Central Bank||Banque Centrale de Mauritanie|
|Central Bank Website||http://www.bcm.mr|
World Bank Statistics
|Estimated User Population||4,403,319 people|
|MRU Inflation Rate||3.067%|
† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.
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2019 MRU Currency Holidays
Based on holidays observed by the Banque Centrale de Mauritanie. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Mauritanian Ouguiya may also be closed on these dates.
|New Year's Day||January 1, 2019||Closed|
|Public Holiday||January 9, 2019||Closed|
|Labour Day||May 1, 2019||Closed|
|African Liberation Day||May 25, 2019||Closed|
|Korite||June 5, 2019||Closed|
|Tabaski||August 12, 2019||Closed|
|Islamic New Year||September 1, 2019||Closed|
|Mouloud||November 9, 2019||Closed|
|Independence Day||November 28, 2019||Closed|
|Christmas Day||December 25, 2019||Closed|
MRU Currency History
The Mauritanian Ouguiya was created in January 2018. The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Mauritanian Ouguiya.
|Mauritanian Ouguiya (MRO)||June 1973 to January 2018||MRU|