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Russian Ruble (RUB)

The Russian Ruble is the primary currency of Russia. This currency is used by an estimated 144,478,050 people. Based on our estimate, Russian Ruble is the #10 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Russian Ruble is "RUB". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 643. The currency symbol for the Ruble is "₽".

Russian Ruble conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

RUB Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Russian Ruble is Russia.

There are approximately 144,478,050 people around the world who use the Russian Ruble. The Russian Ruble is the #10 most used widely currency is the world.

144,478,050 user population
Ranked #10 in the world

RUB Exchange Rates

1 Russian Ruble equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: ₽46.17


Inverse: ₽80.32
British Pound


Inverse: ₽91.69
Indian Rupee


Inverse: ₽0.97
Japanese Yen


Inverse: ₽0.68
US Dollar


Inverse: ₽73.84

† Rates last updated at 39 minutes ago

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

RUB Currency Facts

RUB Details

ISO 4217 CodeRUB
ISO 4217 Number643
Unit NameRuble
Currency NicknamesN.a.

RUB Denominations

Minor Unit Namekopek
Minor Unit Symbol к.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes₽50, ₽100, ₽500, ₽1000, ₽5000
Rarely Used Banknotes₽10, ₽5, ₽200, ₽2000
Frequently Used Coins₽1, ₽2, ₽5, к.10, к.50
Rarely Used Coins₽10, к.1, к.5

RUB Issuance

Central BankBank of Russia
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population144,478,050 people
Population Rank#10
RUB Inflation Rate2.88%
Inflation Rank#54

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

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2020 RUB Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Bank of Russia. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Russian Ruble may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
New Year's Holiday January 2, 2020 Closed
New Year's Holiday January 3, 2020 Closed
New Year's Holiday January 4, 2020 Closed
New Year's Holiday January 5, 2020 Closed
New Year's Holiday January 6, 2020 Closed
Russian Orthodox Christmas January 7, 2020 Closed
Russian Orthodox Christmas Holiday January 8, 2020 Closed
Defense of the Fatherland February 24, 2020 Closed
International Women's Day March 9, 2020 Closed
International Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Public Holiday May 4, 2020 Closed
Public Holiday May 5, 2020 Closed
Victory Day May 11, 2020 Closed
Declaration of Russian Sovereignty June 12, 2020 Closed
National Unity Day November 4, 2020 Closed

RUB Currency History

The Russian Ruble was created in January 1998. The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Russian Ruble.

Currency Active Replaced By
Russian ruble (RUR) January 1992 to December 1997 RUB