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Encyclopedia > UAE dirham

The Dirham is the currency of the United Arab Emirates.


The ISO 4217 Code (Currency-Abb.) for the UAE Dirham is AED. Unofficial abbreviations include DH or Dhs. The dirham (درهم) is a unit of currency and a unit of the dinar. ...


Coins (john Doe) are available in denominations of 1 Dirham and 5, 10, 25 and 50 Fils. 100 Fils equals 1 Dirham. The value and numbers on the coins are written in Arabic script and the text is in Arabic. The 5 and 10 Fils-Coins are rarely used in everyday life, so all amounts will be rounded up or down to the nearest 25-Fils. In making change there is a risk of confusing the old 50 Fils-coin for the modern 1 Dirham coin because the coins are almost the same size. Arabic can mean: From or related to Arabia From or related to the Arabs The Arabic language; see also Arabic grammar The Arabic alphabet, used for expressing the languages of Arabic, Persian, Malay ( Jawi), Kurdish, Panjabi, Pashto, Sindhi and Urdu, among others. ...


Banknotes are available in the following denominations: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 Dirhams. The obverse is written in Arabic with numbers in Arabic script; the reverse is in English with numbers in European script. The 20 and 200 Dirhams denominations are scarce. The Government stopped printing the 200 Dirhams in 1989; any circulating today come from bank stocks.


Since the late 1980s, the Government has maintained a fixed exchange rate for the Dirham against the US Dollar at an exchange rate of 1 USD = 3.67 AED. The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ...




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RATE-EXCHANGE.org - UAE Currency / UAE Dirham (284 words)
The UAE dirham is the national currency of the United Arab Emirates, a Middle Eastern nation formed in 1971-72 and comprised of seven states with a total population of approximately 4 million.
The UAE is a major exporter of oil and gas, and most of the dirham’s value has been built from revenues obtained as a direct result of energy exports.
Denominations for banknotes are 5 dirhams, 10 dirhams, 20 dirhams, 50 dirhams, 100 dirhams, 200 dirhams, 500 dirhams and 1,000 dirhams.
UAE dirham - definition of UAE dirham in Encyclopedia (233 words)
The Dirham is the currency of the United Arab Emirates.
The value and numbers on the coins are written in Arabic script and the text is in Arabic.
The 20 and 200 Dirhams denominations are scarce.
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