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Mauritian Rupee (MUR)

The Mauritian Rupee is the primary currency of Mauritius. This currency is used by an estimated 1,265,303 people. Based on our estimate, Mauritian Rupee is the #124 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Mauritian Rupee is "MUR". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 480. The currency symbol for the Rupee is "₨".

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

MUR Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Mauritian Rupee is Mauritius.

There are approximately 1,265,303 people around the world who use the Mauritian Rupee. The Mauritian Rupee is the #124 most used widely currency is the world.

1,265,303 user population
Ranked #124 in the world

MUR Exchange Rates

1 Mauritian Rupee equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: ₨23.79


Inverse: ₨42.86
British Pound


Inverse: ₨48.67
Indian Rupee


Inverse: ₨0.52
Japanese Yen


Inverse: ₨0.37
US Dollar


Inverse: ₨39.67

† Rates last updated at 51 minutes ago

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

MUR Currency Facts

MUR Details

ISO 4217 CodeMUR
ISO 4217 Number480
Unit NameRupee
Currency NicknamesN.a.

MUR Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes₨25, ₨50, ₨100, ₨200, ₨500, ₨1000, ₨2000
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used CoinsN.a.
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

MUR Issuance

Central BankBank of Mauritius
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population1,265,303 people
Population Rank#124
MUR Inflation Rate3.22%
Inflation Rank#48

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

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2020 MUR Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Bank of Mauritius. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Mauritian Rupee may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
New Year's Holiday January 2, 2020 Closed
Chinese New Year January 25, 2020 Closed
Abolition of Slavery February 1, 2020 Closed
Thaipusam Cavade February 9, 2020 Closed
Maha Shivaratri February 21, 2020 Closed
Independence Day March 12, 2020 Closed
Ougadi March 25, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Eid-ul-Fitr May 24, 2020 Closed
Assumption of BVM August 15, 2020 Closed
Ganesh Chaturthi August 22, 2020 Closed
Arrival of Indentured Labourers November 2, 2020 Closed
Diwali November 16, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed