LKR (Rs)

Currency: Sri Lankan rupee

The Sri Lankan rupee is the official currency of Sri Lanka. One US dollar is worth around 195.00 LKR. The Sri Lankan rupee is the currency of Sri Lanka. It was first introduced in 1872, replacing the Indian rupee. The rupee is divided into 100 cents. The currency is issued by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan rupee has been subject to high inflation, so banknotes are issued in denominations as high as 5,000 rupees. The Sri Lankan rupee is widely used in Sri Lanka and is often used for transactions in neighboring countries.