Hi friends, I’m Niharika and thanks for clicking.
Well, in today’s lesson, we are gonna look at world currencies. Now different countries
have different currencies. In fact there’s another word for currencies which is monetary
units. In fact what kind of money you use depends on where you are living or depends
on where you are travelling to. So in this lesson, we are gonna look at the major world
currencies. Of course the most major world currency that is traded is the US dollar and
then the second place goes to the Euro but there are 167 official currencies that are
circulating around the world. That’s quite interesting. Now I haven’t included all the
167 currencies because that’s not quite possible but I have included the most major world currencies. So we are gonna start with Australia. Now
in Australia, the currency that Australians use is the Australian dollar. Now we also
have an ISO code for each and every currency. So for Australia, for the Australian dollar,
it is AUD, okay. Let’s move on to another country which is,
Austria. Well Austria is the part of Europe and the currency that’s used in Austria is
euro and of course the ISO code is EUR, alright. Then let’s move to Brazil. Yes, well in Brazil,
we use Brazilian Real and the ISO code is BRL. Let’s move on to another country which is,
Canada, the cold Canada. Now in Canada, the currency that we use is dollar. Okay it’s
Canadian dollar to be specific and the ISO code for Canadian dollar is CAD. The next one is, Chile. Now in Chile, the
currency that people use is Peso and the ISO code is, CLP. Let’s move on to another one which is china.
The great, big china. Now in china the currency that we use is Yuan and the ISO code for the
currency is CNY. Alright, then we also have Egypt. In Egypt,
we have the Egyptian Pound. Okay, to be specific again, it is Egyptian pound and the ISO code
for Egyptian pound is, EGP. Let’s move on to another country which is,
France. Again a part of Europe. So, we have, the currency that we use in France is, euro
and of course the ISO code is, EUR. I haven’t included Germany here but again France, Germany,
Spain. Okay so all these countries are a part of Europe and the currency that is used is
euro and the ISO code is EUR. whereas the last one here is, Hong Kong and
if you are going to Hong Kong Disney, then yes, the currency that you would use is, dollar,
Hong Kong dollars and the ISO code is HKD. So these are a few countries and a few different
currencies that are used in these countries. Now let’s have a look at some more major world
currencies. So here are some more major world currencies.
We will start with the country, India and the currency that is used in India is rupee,
that’s how it is pronounced. Whereas the ISO code for rupee is INR. Then let’s move on to another country which
is, Indonesia. Well the people of Indonesia use the currency called rupiah. Okay, that’s
how it’s pronounced and the monetary units or the ISO code is, IDR. Then we have Japan, the beautiful Japan. Well,
the currency that’s used in Japan is the Japanese yen and the ISO code is JPY. Let’s move on to another country which is
Kenya and the currency that’s used by the people of Kenya is Kenyan shilling. Okay so
to be specific, it’s Kenyan shilling and the ISO code for Kenyan shilling is KES. Let’s move on to another country which is
Kuwait. Well in Kuwait, the currency that is used by the people of Kuwait is dinar.
The ISO code for the currency dinar is KWD. Then we have, Malaysia. In Malaysia, people
use the currency called ringgit. Well yes, that’s quite an interesting name. Well that’s
how it’s pronounced as ringgit and the ISO code for the currency, ringgit is MYR. Okay, let’s move on to Mexico. Now in Mexico,
the people of Mexico use the currency called peso and the ISO code for peso is MXN. Alright, then we have the beautiful Switzerland.
Yes if you are visiting Switzerland, people might think that the currency used in Switzerland
is euro. Well it’s not euro. In Switzerland people use the currency called franc. Okay,
that’s how it’s pronounced. It’s the Switzerland franc or the Swiss franc and the ISO code
for Swiss franc is CHF. Alright, then we have South Africa for you.
In South Africa, the people of South Africa use the currency called rand and the ISO code
for this currency is ZAR. Okay, then we have turkey. Yes turkey, the
land of beautiful museums. Well in turkey, the currency that people use is lira. Okay
and the ISO code for lira is TRY. Then the most common or the major world currency
is UAE, of course. In UAE, we use dirham. Okay that’s how it’s pronounced, dirham. The
ISO code for dirham is AED. Alright, so these are the most major world
currencies. Do not forget the US dollar. Well I haven’t included it because yes we all know
about the US dollar and of course about Euro. So the US dollar and Euro are the most important
currencies that are traded in the world. So now wherever you’re travelling or wherever
you are living, I hope you know what currencies are used. How exactly they are pronounced.
Okay, so I hope this lesson is helpful to you and I’ll be back with a new lesson soon,
till then you take care.