currency of Cambodia

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Cambodia since 1954, the official national currency is the Cambodian riel , currency of Cambodia

it represents power 100,000, 50,000, 20,000, 10,000, 5000, 2000, 1000, 500, 200 and 100 Cambodian Riel, it replaced the Indochinese currency “the piastre“ at the opening of the National Bank of Cambodia has the independence of the country. but Cambodia agrees very well the U.S. dollar and it is very easy to pay everywhere and especially in large cities and popular tourist places in dollars even though the official currency is the Cambodian riel. However, the campaign focus on the small cut in Cambodian riel. coins Cambodian riel in Cambodia do not exist they are never used, Cambodians can sometimes give change in Cambodian riel and dollar, it is then necessary to calculate juggling different currency, that one dollar is equivalent to approximately plus or minus 4000 Cambodian riel depending the course.

for payment by credit card forgotten, it’s still pretty little shop with terminal payment by credit card except some luxury hotel and restaurant, but it will be expected to pay a small additional percentage at your expense


it will be very easy to exchange your money in U.S. dollars or even Cambodian riel in the main city around the main markets in the Chinese shops, but also in different points western union fairly present in Cambodia. withdrawing money in vending machines is much easier than before, the banking industry has really evolved and developed so much in recent years. it will be easier with which you can make your money retrais if necessary in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Sihanoukville and Battambang in different banks and distributor.

in the country is very different and more difficult, so you must go in office local bank “Acleda“ present in the country to have withdrawn from Cambodian riel notes and information for the pending opening hours because Foreign cards generally do not work for their vending machine.