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Nepalese Rupee (NPR)

The Nepalese Rupee is the primary currency of Nepal. This currency is used by an estimated 28,087,871 people. Based on our estimate, Nepalese Rupee is the #46 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Nepalese Rupee is "NPR". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 524. The currency symbol for the Rupee is "₨".

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

NPR Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Nepalese Rupee is Nepal.

There are approximately 28,087,871 people around the world who use the Nepalese Rupee. The Nepalese Rupee is the #46 most used widely currency is the world.

28,087,871 user population
Ranked #46 in the world

NPR Exchange Rates

1 Nepalese Rupee equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: ₨76.0017


Inverse: ₨132.48
British Pound


Inverse: ₨151.18
Indian Rupee


Inverse: ₨1.59
Japanese Yen


Inverse: ₨1.12
US Dollar


Inverse: ₨121.90

† Rates last updated at 19 minutes ago

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

NPR Currency Facts

NPR Details

ISO 4217 CodeNPR
ISO 4217 Number524
Unit NameRupee
Currency NicknamesN.a.

NPR Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes₨5, ₨10, ₨25, ₨50, ₨100, ₨500, ₨1000
Rarely Used Banknotes₨1, ₨2
Frequently Used Coins₨1, ₨2, ₨5, ₨10, 1, 5, 10, 25, 50
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

NPR Issuance

Central BankNepal Rastra bank
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population28,087,871 people
Population Rank#46
NPR Inflation Rate4.061%
Inflation Rank#35

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

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2020 NPR Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Nepal Rastra bank. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Nepalese Rupee may also be closed on these dates.

Maha Shivaratri February 21, 2020 Closed
International Women's Day March 8, 2020 Closed
Fagu Purnima March 9, 2020 Closed
Ghode Jatra March 24, 2020 Closed
Nepali New Year's Day April 14, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Buddha Jayanti May 7, 2020 Closed
Constitution Day September 19, 2020 Closed