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Bangladeshi taka - Currency

The Bangladeshi taka is the currency of the People's Republic of Bangladesh. In Unicode, it is encoded at U+09F3 ৳. Issuance of bank notes ৳100 and larger is controlled by Bangladesh Bank, while the ৳2 and ৳5 banknotes are the responsibility of the ministry of finance of the government of Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi Taka


Bangladesh - taka

1 = Taka 100 paise

International designation: Tk, BDT

Denomination banknotes in circulation: 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 taka

Value of coins in circulation: 500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 Pais


The development of the country's currency took place very slowly, that is, if we say simply, it is quite a long time in the country use foreign currency, which was considered at the time of the national.

It should also pay attention to the fact that the country has long enjoyed coins that made it into the country. That is, monetary reserves are gradually beginning to be missed and tried to use the imported currency, but still eventually need to establish its own monetary system grew, and finally it was decided to create it.

On the territory of the country is still quite a long time there was no currency because it was designed, with great attention was paid to decide the development of security systems.

Thus, after some time the country had his own currency, which became a national and uniform.

Currency had a fairly presentable, in addition, it has absorbed a lot of positive experience of a currency of other countries. In general, the currency has turned out pretty good and so got a lot of popularity and demand, many less developed countries in small quantities used currency in the absence of its own.

It should also be pointed out that the development of exchange happened rather quickly, in addition, the currency was set up very well, because it has incorporated many new and interesting, is just to point out that the design of the currency rather classical. Nevertheless, her popularity has not given the possibility of trading on global financial markets.


Currency is made in a fairly classic style that is in the foreground image is a portrait of a politician, and on the reverse image of cultural values ​​and sites.

By itself, the currency is made in pretty bright colors, besides artistic performance fairly standard and does not exchange a very original and personal.

Currency is quite presentable, the nominal value indicated on each side not only numbers but also in large letters, as well as a small difference in size, which depends precisely on the face value.

In general, the currency is quite interesting in design, except that the system security elements are sufficiently developed and interesting, so that such fake currency is almost impossible.


It is worth pointing out that yet in the country, though not intense, but still fairly fast growing tourist industry.

In an exchange of cash (it is recommended to banks and specialized exchange offices) is preferable to use pounds. Almost all shopkeepers and taxi drivers accept U.S. dollars.

Credit cards (especially "American Express") and traveler's checks in U.S. dollars are accepted by major banks of the country on a par with British pounds sterling, and easy enough to use in most hotels, guest houses and restaurants in Dhaka and Chittagong, but outside of major cities is virtually impossible to use them .