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Qatari Riyal (QAR)

The Qatari Riyal is the primary currency of Qatar. This currency is used by an estimated 2,781,677 people. Based on our estimate, Qatari Riyal is the #116 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Qatari Riyal is "QAR". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 634. The currency symbol for the Riyal is "﷼".

Qatari Riyal conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

QAR Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Qatari Riyal is Qatar.

There are approximately 2,781,677 people around the world who use the Qatari Riyal. The Qatari Riyal is the #116 most used widely currency is the world.

2,781,677 user population
Ranked #116 in the world

QAR Exchange Rates

1 Qatari Riyal equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: ﷼2.18


Inverse: ﷼3.93
British Pound


Inverse: ﷼4.47
Indian Rupee


Inverse: ﷼0.048
Japanese Yen


Inverse: ﷼0.034
US Dollar


Inverse: ﷼3.64

† Rates last updated at 25 minutes ago

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

QAR Currency Facts

QAR Details

ISO 4217 CodeQAR
ISO 4217 Number634
Unit NameRiyal
Currency NicknamesN.a.

QAR Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a. (written right-to-left)
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes﷼1, ﷼5, ﷼10, ﷼50, ﷼100, ﷼500
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins1, 5, 10, 25, 50
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

QAR Issuance

Central BankQatar Central Bank
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population2,781,677 people
Population Rank#116
QAR Inflation Rate0.34%
Inflation Rank#105

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

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2020 QAR Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Qatar Central Bank. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Qatari Riyal may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
National Sports Day February 11, 2020 Closed
Bank Holiday March 1, 2020 Closed
Eid al-Fitr May 24, 2020 Closed
Eid al-Fitr May 25, 2020 Closed
Eid al-Fitr May 26, 2020 Closed
Eid al-Adha July 31, 2020 Closed
Eid al-Adha August 1, 2020 Closed
Eid al-Adha August 2, 2020 Closed
Eid al-Adha August 3, 2020 Closed
National Day December 18, 2020 Closed