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Pakistani rupee - Currency

The Pakistani rupee has been the official currency of Pakistan since 1948. The coins and notes are issued and controlled by the central bank, namely State Bank of Pakistan.

Pakistan Rupee


Pakistan - Pakistani rupee

1 rupee = 100 rupees coin

International designation PRe, PRs

Denomination banknotes in circulation: 1,000, 500, 100, 50, 10, 5, 2 and 1 lakh


Pakistan's money, like the rest of the money appeared quite recently.

Until that time, the country's stable currency used different more successful countries, after Palestine was not dependent on there was a sharp necessity that would create its own currency.

After a long development of a new currency that has gained national status, and earned the love and respect their own people.


Currency of Pakistan is not interesting, it has a pretty standard color notes of different denomination, the color of all denominations, brown with red tint, besides the quantity of notes is quite small, ie, bill themselves are not standard and not bright.

All you can see, this is pretty standard and not the original vision of the currency.

Currency various denominations have different figures only and nothing more.

On the bills do not have much pictures, no political leaders, and there is nothing special.


In addition to U.S. dollars, in some places you can get rid of other currencies, in Quetta and Peshawar - from the IRR and the Afghanis, the Indian border - from Indian rupees in Karachi and Islamabad, in the banks - some of the hard currency of the civilized world.

In the country there are lots of ATMs.

In addition, you'll be able to exchange money at any exchange office or bank of the country. You can find large stores that accept credit cards.

The Pakistani rupee issued in the form of notes and coins. Pakistani coins - paise (1 rupee = 100 paise) is almost not in use.