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Ukrainian Hryvnia (UAH)

The Ukrainian Hryvnia is the primary currency of Ukraine. This currency is used by an estimated 44,622,516 people. Based on our estimate, Ukrainian Hryvnia is the #27 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Ukrainian Hryvnia is "UAH". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 980. The currency symbol for the Hryvnia is "₴".

Ukrainian Hryvnia conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

UAH Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Ukrainian Hryvnia is Ukraine.

There are approximately 44,622,516 people around the world who use the Ukrainian Hryvnia. The Ukrainian Hryvnia is the #27 most used widely currency is the world.

44,622,516 user population
Ranked #27 in the world

UAH Exchange Rates

1 Ukrainian Hryvnia equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: ₴17.0034


Inverse: ₴29.64
British Pound


Inverse: ₴33.82
Indian Rupee


Inverse: ₴0.36
Japanese Yen


Inverse: ₴0.25
US Dollar


Inverse: ₴27.27

† Rates last updated at 8 minutes ago

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

UAH Currency Facts

UAH Details

ISO 4217 CodeUAH
ISO 4217 Number980
Unit NameHryvnia
Currency NicknamesN.a.

UAH Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes₴1, ₴2, ₴5, ₴10, ₴20, ₴50, ₴100, ₴200, ₴500
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins₴1, 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

UAH Issuance

Central BankNational Bank of Ukraine
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population44,622,516 people
Population Rank#27
UAH Inflation Rate10.95%
Inflation Rank#8

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

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2020 UAH Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the National Bank of Ukraine. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Ukrainian Hryvnia may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
New Year's Holiday January 2, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day January 7, 2020 Closed
International Women's Day March 9, 2020 Closed
Easter Monday April 20, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Victory Day May 11, 2020 Closed
Trinity Day June 8, 2020 Closed
Constitution Day June 29, 2020 Closed
Independence Day August 24, 2020 Closed
Defenders of Ukraine Day October 14, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed
New Year's Eve December 31, 2020 Closed

UAH Currency History

The Ukrainian Hryvnia was created in September 1996. The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Ukrainian Hryvnia.

Currency Active Replaced By
Ukrainian karbovanets (UAK) October 1992 to September 1996 UAH