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The Mauritanian Ouguiya is the primary currency of Mauritania. This currency is used by an estimated 4,775,110 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 4,775,110 people around the world who use the Mauritanian Ouguiya. The Mauritanian Ouguiya is the #104 most used widely currency is the world.

4,775,110 user population
Ranked #104 in the world

MRU Currency Facts

MRU Details

ISO 4217 CodeMRU
ISO 4217 Number929
Unit NameOuguiya
Currency NicknamesN.a.

MRU Denominations

Minor Unit Namekhoum
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotesUM50, UM100, UM200, UM500, UM1000
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used CoinsUM1, UM5, UM10, UM20
Rarely Used Coins​1⁄5 ouguiya

MRU Issuance

Central BankBanque Centrale de Mauritanie
Central Bank Websitehttp://www.bcm.mr

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population4,775,110 people
Population Rank#104
MRU Inflation RateN.a.
Inflation Rank#66

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

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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.

Currency Active Replaced By
Mauritanian Ouguiya (MRO) June 1973 to January 2018 MRU