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Currency of Nepal

The official currency of Nepal is Nepalese Rupee. The Nepalese rupee is subdivided into 100 paisa. The currency code for Nepalese rupee is NPR and the currency symbol is Rs. The issuance of the currency is controlled by the Nepal Rastra Bank, the central bank of Nepal. The Nepalese rupee was introduced in 1932, when it replaced the Nepalese mohar at the rate of 2 mohar = 1 rupee. At first, the rupee was called “mohru” in Nepali. Its value was pegged to the Indian rupee in 1994 at the rate of 1.6 Nepalese rupee = 1 Indian rupee.

Our currency ranking show the most popular Nepalese rupee exchange rate as the USD to NPR rate. Foreign currency can be converted at money exchange counters and commercial banks. It includes both the Government affiliated and the privately operating ones.

Since the exchange rate varies daily, for up to date exchange rates please view the web site of Nepal Rastra Bank: