The Romanian Leu is the primary currency of Romania.
This currency is used by an estimated 19,473,936 people.
Based on our estimate, Romanian Leu is the #51 most popular currency is the world.
The currency code for the Romanian Leu is "RON".
The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 946.
The currency symbol for the Leu is "lei".
Romanian Leu conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.
RON Currency Demographics
The primary country using the Romanian Leu is Romania.
There are approximately 19,473,936 people around the world who use the Romanian Leu.
The Romanian Leu is the #51 most used widely currency is the world.
19,473,936 user population
Ranked #51 in the world
RON Exchange Rates
1 Romanian Leu equals:
† Rates last updated at 41 minutes ago
‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions
RON Currency Facts
|ISO 4217 Code||RON|
|ISO 4217 Number||946|
|Minor Unit Name||N.a.|
|Minor Unit Symbol||
|Frequently Used banknotes||lei1, lei5, lei10, lei50, lei100|
|Rarely Used Banknotes||lei200, lei500|
|Frequently Used Coins||10, 50|
|Rarely Used Coins||1, 5|
|Estimated User Population||19,473,936 people|
|RON Inflation Rate||4.63%|
† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.
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2019 RON Currency Holidays
Based on holidays observed by the National Bank of Romania.
On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed.
Settlement in Romanian Leu may also be closed on these dates.
|New Year's Day
||January 1, 2019
|New Year's Holiday
||January 2, 2019
|Anniversary of Romanian Principalities Union
||January 24, 2019
||April 26, 2019
||April 29, 2019
||May 1, 2019
||June 1, 2019
||June 17, 2019
||August 15, 2019
|St. Andrew's Day
||November 30, 2019
||December 1, 2019
||December 25, 2019
||December 26, 2019
RON Currency History
The Romanian Leu was created in January 2006.
The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Romanian Leu.
|Romanian leu (ROL)
January 1952 to December 2005