KGSxxx Kyrgyzstani Som exchange rate Live chart (Kyrgyzstan currency, code: KGS, symbol: C)

Kyrgyzstan currency : Kyrgyzstani Som (ISO 4217 currency code: KGS, symbol: C) : 1 Kyrgyzstani Som (C) = 100 tyiyn. Official currency of Kyrgyz Republic (Кыргыз Республикасы), also known as Kirghizia, a landlocked country in Central Asia. ISO 3166-1 Kyrgyzstan country code is KG. The currency name som implies "pure gold", Som means "pure" in Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uyghur and Uzbek, as well as in many other Turkic languages. On May 10, 1993, the Kyrgyzstani som was introduced to replace the Soviet ruble at a rate of 1 som = 200 rubles. Central bank is National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic (Кыргыз Республикасынын Улуттук Банкы) in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.