KZTxxx Kazakh Tenge exchange rate Live chart (Kazakhstan currency, code: KZT, symbol: ₸)

Kazakhstan currency : Kazakh Tenge (ISO 4217 currency code: KZT, symbol: ₸) : 1 Kazakh Tenge (₸) = 100 tiyn (тиын). Official currency of Republic of Kazakhstan (Қазақстан Республикасы), a transcontinental country in Central Asia with a smaller portion west of the Ural River in Eastern Europe. Kazakhstan is the world's largest landlocked country, and the ninth-largest country in the world. ISO 3166-1 Kazakhstan country code is KZ. In December 1991, the Soviet Union broke up. On November 12, 1993, Kazakhstan issued a decree "On introducing national currency of Republic of Kazakhstan". On November 15, 1993, the tenge was introduced to replace the Soviet ruble at a rate of 1 tenge = 500 rubles. The first consignment of tenge was printed in the United Kingdom and the first coins were minted in Germany. The word tenge in Kazakh means a set of scales, the origin of the word is the Mongolic word teng (ᠲᠡᠩ) which means "being equal, balance". Central bank is National Bank of Kazakhstan (Қазақстан Ұлттық Банкі).