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Papua New Guinean Kina (PGK)

The Papua New Guinean Kina is the primary currency of Papua New Guinea. This currency is used by an estimated 8,606,316 people. Based on our estimate, Papua New Guinean Kina is the #82 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Papua New Guinean Kina is "PGK". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 598. The currency symbol for the Kina is "K".

Papua New Guinean Kina conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

PGK Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Papua New Guinean Kina is Papua New Guinea.

There are approximately 8,606,316 people around the world who use the Papua New Guinean Kina. The Papua New Guinean Kina is the #82 most used widely currency is the world.

8,606,316 user population
Ranked #82 in the world

PGK Exchange Rates

1 Papua New Guinean Kina equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: K2.17


Inverse: K3.78
British Pound


Inverse: K4.31
Indian Rupee


Inverse: K0.046
Japanese Yen


Inverse: K0.032
US Dollar


Inverse: K3.48

† Rates last updated at 53 minutes ago

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

PGK Currency Facts

PGK Details

ISO 4217 CodePGK
ISO 4217 Number598
Unit NameKina
Currency NicknamesN.a.

PGK Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotesK2, K5, K10, K20, K50, K100
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used CoinsK1, 5, 10, 20, 50
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

PGK Issuance

Central BankBank of Papua New Guinea
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population8,606,316 people
Population Rank#82
PGK Inflation RateN.a.
Inflation RankN.a.

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

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2020 PGK Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Bank of Papua New Guinea. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Papua New Guinean Kina may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Good Friday April 10, 2020 Closed
Easter Saturday April 11, 2020 Closed
Easter Monday April 13, 2020 Closed
Queen's Birthday June 8, 2020 Closed
Remembrance Day July 23, 2020 Closed
National Day of Repentance August 26, 2020 Closed
Independence and Constitution Day September 16, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed
Boxing Day December 26, 2020 Closed