What is the currency of Nepal?

What is the currency of Nepal?

The Nepalese currency is the Nepalese Rupee or Nepali Rupee, and in short it is written NRS or RS.

Current notes of the following denominations are used: 1000, 500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5 rupees. The coin system hasn’t been too popular in Nepal and hence not much used. The coins of the following denominations can be found: 1 paisa, 5 paisa, 10 paisa, 50 paisa and 1 Rs, 2 Rs, and 5 Rs.

It is recommended that you travel with smaller notes in the less populated areas, while large notes are easily accepted elsewhere.


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