List of Asian Countries and their Currencies

Currency of any country is accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts in a particular country or socio-economic context, or is easily converted to such a form. It is distinguished as: a medium of exchange; a unit of account; a store of value; and, sometimes, a standard of deferred payment
Created On: Jan 19, 2016 09:39 IST
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Currency of any country is accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts in a particular country or socio-economic context, or is easily converted to such a form. It is distinguished as: a medium of exchange; a unit of account; a store of value; and, sometimes, a standard of deferred payment. It is derived from the Latin word currens,-entis that refers to money in any form.

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Country

Capital City

Name of Currency

Afghanistan

Kabul

Afghani (AFA)

Bahrain

Manama

Bahraini Dinar (BHD)

Bangladesh

Dhaka

Taka (BDT) 

Bhutan

Thimphu 

Ngultrum (BTN) 

Brunei

Bandar Seri Begawan

Bruneian Dollar (BND) 

Burma (Myanmar)

Nay Pyi Taw

Kyat (MMK)

Cambodia

Phnom Penh

Riel (KHR) 

China

Beijing

Yuan (CNY) 

East Timor

 Dili

US Dollar (USD) 

Hong Kong (territory)

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India

New Delhi

Indian Rupee (INR)

Indonesia

Jakarta 

Indonesian rupiah 

Iran

Tehran

Iranian Rial (IRR)

Iraq

Baghdad 

Iraqi dinar 

Israel

Jerusalem

New Israeli Shekel (ILS)

Japan

Tokyo

Yen (JPY) 

Jordan

Amman

Jordanian dinar 

Kazakhstan

Astana

Tenge (KZT) 

Kuwait

Kuwait City

Kuwaiti Dinar (KD)

Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek

Kyrgyzstani som 

Laos

Vientiane

Kip (LAK) 

Lebanon

Beirut

Lebanese Pound (LBP) 

Macau (territory)

None, as Macau is a Special Administrative "Region" of China

Macanese pataca (MOP)

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

Ringgit (MYR)

Maldives

Malè

Rufiyaa (MVR)

Mongolia

Ulan Bator 

Togrogs/Tugriks (MNT) 

Nepal

Kathmandu

Nepalese Rupee (NPR)

North Korea

Pyongyang

North Korean Won (KPW) 

Oman

Muscat 

Omani Rial (OMR) 

Pakistan

Islamabad

Pakistani rupee

Palestinian (territories)

Ramallah

Palestine pound

Philippines

Manila

Philippine Peso (PHP) 

Qatar

Doha

Qatari Rial (QAR) 

Russia

Moscow

Russian Ruble (RUR) 

Saudi Arabia

Riyadh

Saudi Riyal (SAR) 

Singapore

Singapore

Singapore Dollar (SGD) 

South Korea

Seoul

South Korean Won (KRW) 

Sri Lanka

Colombo is often referred to as the capital of the country, since Kotte (the official administrative capital) is a satellite city, or suburb of Colombo

Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)

Syria

Damascus

Syrian Pound (SYP) 

Taiwan

Taipei

New Taiwan dollar

Thailand

Bangkok

 Baht (THB) 

Tajikistan

Dushanbe

Somoni 

Turkey

Ankara

new Turkish Lira (YTL) 

Turkmenistan

Ashgabat 

Turkmen Manat (TMM) 

United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi

Emirati Dirham (AED) 

Uzbekistan

Tashkent 

Uzbekistani Soum (UZS) 

Vietnam

Hanoi

Dong (VND) 

Yemen

Sana'a

Yemeni Rial (YER) 

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