The Uruguayan Peso is the primary currency of Uruguay.
This currency is used by an estimated 3,449,299 people.
Based on our estimate, Uruguayan Peso is the #110 most popular currency is the world.
The currency code for the Uruguayan Peso is "UYU".
The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 858.
The currency symbol for the Peso is "$U".
Uruguayan Peso conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.
UYU Currency Demographics
The primary country using the Uruguayan Peso is Uruguay.
There are approximately 3,449,299 people around the world who use the Uruguayan Peso.
The Uruguayan Peso is the #110 most used widely currency is the world.
3,449,299 user population
Ranked #110 in the world
UYU Exchange Rates
1 Uruguayan Peso equals:
† Rates last updated at 20 minutes ago
‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions
UYU Currency Facts
|ISO 4217 Code||UYU|
|ISO 4217 Number||858|
|Minor Unit Name||N.a.|
|Minor Unit Symbol||
|Frequently Used banknotes||$U20, $U50, $U100, $U200, $U500, $U1000, $U2000|
|Rarely Used Banknotes||N.a.|
|Frequently Used Coins||$U1, $U2, $U5, $U10|
|Rarely Used Coins||N.a.|
|Estimated User Population||3,449,299 people|
|UYU Inflation Rate||7.61%|
† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.
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2020 UYU Currency Holidays
Based on holidays observed by the Central Bank of Uruguay.
On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed.
Settlement in Uruguayan Peso may also be closed on these dates.
|New Year's Day
||January 1, 2020
||January 6, 2020
||February 24, 2020
||February 25, 2020
|Change of President
||March 1, 2020
||April 9, 2020
||April 10, 2020
|Desembarco de los 33 Orientales
||April 19, 2020
||May 1, 2020
|Battle of Las Piedras
||May 18, 2020
|Jose Gervasio Artigas Birthday
||June 19, 2020
||July 18, 2020
||August 25, 2020
||October 12, 2020
|All Souls' Day
||November 2, 2020
||December 25, 2020
|New Year's Eve
||December 31, 2020
UYU Currency History
The Uruguayan Peso was created in March 1993.
The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Uruguayan Peso.
|Uruguay new peso (UYN)
July 1975 to March 1993