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RON Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Romanian Leu is Romania.

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".

There are approximately 19,115,146 people around the world who use the Romanian Leu. The Romanian Leu is the #54 most used widely currency is the world.

19,115,146 user population
Ranked #54 in the world

RON Exchange Rates

1 Romanian Leu equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: lei3.066


Inverse: lei4.97
British Pound


Inverse: lei5.77
Indian Rupee


Inverse: lei0.056
Japanese Yen


Inverse: lei0.033
US Dollar


Inverse: lei4.64

† Rates last updated at 11 hours ago

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

RON Currency Facts

RON Details

ISO 4217 CodeRON
ISO 4217 Number946
Unit NameLeu
Currency NicknamesN.a.

RON Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknoteslei1, lei5, lei10, lei50, lei100
Rarely Used Banknoteslei200, lei500
Frequently Used Coins10, 50
Rarely Used Coins2023-01-05 00:00:00

RON Issuance

Central BankNational Bank of Romania
Central Bank Websitehttp://www.bnro.ro/Home.aspx

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population19,115,146 people
Population Rank#54
RON Inflation Rate13.80%
Inflation Rank#21

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

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2023 RON Currency Holidays

Name Date
New Year's Day Monday, January 2, 2023 (past)
Unification Day Tuesday, January 24, 2023 (past)
Good Friday Friday, April 14, 2023 (past)
Easter Monday, April 17, 2023 (past)
Labor Day Monday, May 1, 2023 (past)
Childrens' Day Thursday, June 1, 2023 (past)
Pentecost Monday, June 5, 2023
Assumption Day Tuesday, August 15, 2023
St. Andrew's Day Thursday, November 30, 2023
National Day Friday, December 1, 2023
Christmas Monday, December 25, 2023
Christmas Tuesday, December 26, 2023

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.

Currency Active Replaced By
Romanian leu (ROL) January 1952 to December 2005 RON