Sri Lankan rupee

Sri Lankan rupee
ශ්‍රී ලංකා රුපියල් (in Sinhalese)
இலங்கை ரூபாய் (in Tamil)
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5000 rupee note
ISO 4217
Code LKR
Denominations
Subunit
 ​1100 cents
Symbol රු, ரூ, Rs
Banknotes
 Freq. used රු.20, රු.50, රු.100, රු.500, රු.1000, රු.5000
 Rarely used රු.10, රු.200, රු.2000
Coins
 Freq. used රු.1, රු.2, රු.5, රු.10
 Rarely used 25, 50 cents
Demographics
User(s)  Sri Lanka
Issuance
Central bank Central Bank of Sri Lanka
 Website www.cbsl.gov.lk
Printer De La Rue Lanka Currency and Security Print (Pvt) Ltd
 Website www.delarue.com
Mint Royal Mint, United Kingdom
 Website www.royalmint.com
Valuation
Inflation 5.0% (October 2016)
 Source Central Bank of Sri Lanka
 Method CPI
Exchange rate to 1 USD since 1973

The rupee (Sinhalese: රුපියල්, Tamil: ரூபாய்) (signs: රු, ரூ, Rs; code: LKR) is the currency of Sri Lanka, divided into 100 cents. It is issued by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. The abbreviation is generally Rs., but SLRs. is occasionally used to distinguish it from other currencies also called rupee.


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