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Turkish Lira (TRY)

The Turkish Lira is the primary currency of Turkey. This currency is used by an estimated 82,319,724 people. Based on our estimate, Turkish Lira is the #17 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Turkish Lira is "TRY". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 949.

Turkish Lira conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

TRY Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Turkish Lira is Turkey.

There are approximately 82,319,724 people around the world who use the Turkish Lira. The Turkish Lira is the #17 most used widely currency is the world.

82,319,724 user population
Ranked #17 in the world

TRY Exchange Rates

1 Turkish Lira equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: 4.23


Inverse: 7.31
British Pound


Inverse: 8.33
Indian Rupee


Inverse: 0.088
Japanese Yen


Inverse: 0.062
US Dollar


Inverse: 6.69

† Rates last updated at 12 minutes ago

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

TRY Currency Facts

TRY Details

ISO 4217 CodeTRY
ISO 4217 Number949
Unit NameLira
Currency NicknamesKağıt, Mangır, Papel

TRY Denominations

Minor Unit Namekuruş
Minor Unit Symbol Kr
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins1, 5Kr, 10Kr, 25Kr, 50Kr
Rarely Used Coins1Kr

TRY Issuance

Central BankCentral Bank of the Republic of Turkey
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population82,319,724 people
Population Rank#17
TRY Inflation Rate16.33%
Inflation Rank#3

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

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2020 TRY Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Turkish Lira may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
National Sovereignty and Children's Day April 23, 2020 Closed
Labour and Solidarity Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Youth and Sports Day May 19, 2020 Closed
Day before Ramadan May 23, 2020 Partial Day
Ramadan Bairam May 24, 2020 Closed
Ramadan Bairam May 25, 2020 Closed
Ramadan Bairam May 26, 2020 Closed
Democracy and National Unity Day July 15, 2020 Closed
Day before Kurban Bairam July 30, 2020 Partial Day
Kurban Bairam July 31, 2020 Closed
Kurban Bairam August 1, 2020 Closed
Kurban Bairam August 2, 2020 Closed
Kurban Bairam August 3, 2020 Closed
Victory Day August 30, 2020 Closed
Day before Republic Day October 28, 2020 Partial Day
Republic Day October 29, 2020 Closed

TRY Currency History

The Turkish Lira was created in January 2006. The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Turkish Lira.

Currency Active Replaced By
Turkish lira (TRL) January 1843 to December 2005 TRY