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Zambian Kwacha (ZMW) TradingHours.com

The Zambian Kwacha is the primary currency of Zambia. This currency is used by an estimated 17,351,822 people. Based on our estimate, Zambian Kwacha is the #56 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Zambian Kwacha is "ZMW". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 967. The currency symbol for the Kwacha is "ZK".

Zambian Kwacha conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

ZMW Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Zambian Kwacha is Zambia.

There are approximately 17,351,822 people around the world who use the Zambian Kwacha. The Zambian Kwacha is the #56 most used widely currency is the world.

17,351,822 user population
Ranked #56 in the world

ZMW Exchange Rates

1 Zambian Kwacha equals:

Australian Dollar

$0.100

Inverse: ZK10.018
Euro

€0.062

Inverse: ZK16.21
British Pound

£0.052

Inverse: ZK19.21
Indian Rupee

₹4.86

Inverse: ZK0.21
Japanese Yen

¥7.47

Inverse: ZK0.13
US Dollar

$0.069

Inverse: ZK14.55

† Rates last updated at 3 minutes ago

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

ZMW Currency Facts

ZMW Details

ISO 4217 CodeZMW
ISO 4217 Number967
Unit NameKwacha
SymbolZK
Currency NicknamesN.a.

ZMW Denominations

Minor Unit NameNgwee
Minor Unit Symbol N
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotesN.a.
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used CoinsN.a.
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

ZMW Issuance

Central BankBank of Zambia
Central Bank Websitehttp://www.boz.zm

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population17,351,822 people
Population Rank#56
ZMW Inflation Rate7.49%
Inflation Rank#13

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

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2019 ZMW Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Bank of Zambia. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Zambian Kwacha may also be closed on these dates.

HolidayDateStatus
New Year's Day January 1, 2019 Closed
International Women's Day March 8, 2019 Closed
Youth Day March 12, 2019 Closed
Good Friday April 19, 2019 Closed
Holy Saturday April 20, 2019 Closed
Easter Monday April 22, 2019 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2019 Closed
Africa Day May 25, 2019 Closed
Heroes' Day July 1, 2019 Closed
Unity Day July 2, 2019 Closed
Farmers' Day August 5, 2019 Closed
National Day of Prayer October 18, 2019 Closed
Independence Day October 24, 2019 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2019 Closed

ZMW Currency History

The Zambian Kwacha was created in January 2013. The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Zambian Kwacha.

Currency Active Replaced By
Zambian kwacha (ZMK) January 1968 to January 2013 ZMW

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