Ugandan Shilling (UGX) Exchange Rates on 21st April 2015 (21/04/2015)

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Exchange rates for Ugandan Shilling (UGX)

Updated: 2015-04-21
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UGX GBP 0.0002 UGX to GBP 4224.2115 GBP to UGX
UGX BGN 0.0006 UGX to BGN 1716.1881 BGN to UGX
UGX HRK 0.0023 UGX to HRK 441.601 HRK to UGX
UGX CZK 0.0082 UGX to CZK 121.9417 CZK to UGX
UGX DKK 0.0022 UGX to DKK 452.225 DKK to UGX
UGX EEK 0 UGX to EEK 0 EEK to UGX
UGX HUF 0.0933 UGX to HUF 10.713 HUF to UGX
UGX KZT 0.0699 UGX to KZT 14.3127 KZT to UGX
UGX LVL 0.0002 UGX to LVL 4791.2204 LVL to UGX
UGX LTL 0.001 UGX to LTL 974.8626 LTL to UGX
UGX MKD 0.0182 UGX to MKD 54.8304 MKD to UGX
UGX MDL 0.0055 UGX to MDL 182.1691 MDL to UGX
UGX NOK 0.0024 UGX to NOK 408.2263 NOK to UGX
UGX PLN 0.0012 UGX to PLN 801.9773 PLN to UGX
UGX RON 0.0013 UGX to RON 761.9256 RON to UGX
UGX RUB 0.0144 UGX to RUB 69.3626 RUB to UGX
UGX SKK 0 UGX to SKK 0 SKK to UGX
UGX SEK 0.0027 UGX to SEK 365.2985 SEK to UGX
UGX CHF 0.0004 UGX to CHF 2783.2155 CHF to UGX
UGX TRY 0.0008 UGX to TRY 1183.3016 TRY to UGX
UGX UAH 0.005 UGX to UAH 200.6923 UAH to UGX



Ugandan Shilling (UGX)

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1 Ugandan Shilling is subdivided into 100 cents.

In Uganda, the official form of currency is the Ugandan shilling. The shilling is issued by the Bank of Uganda and has a currency code of UGX. The shilling is subdivided into 100 cents and is issued in denominations of 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000, 20000 and 50000. Coins are issued in denominations of 10, 50, 100, 200 and 500 shilling coins.

Coins used:
-frequently 50, 100, 200, 500 shillings
-rarely 10 Shillings

Banknotes used:
1000, 2000, 5000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 shillings

Central Bank
Bank of Uganda
http://www.bou.or.ug
The shilling has remained relatively stable over the years. Foreign currency can be exchanged at major banks and at various foreign exchange or FOREX bureaus. The best rates for exchange are offered at Standard Chartered and Barclay Bank. The foreign exchange bureaus offer lower exchange rates than most banks and the US Dollar offers the lowest rate of all foreign currencies. The rate for exchanging travelerís checks is typically 2 percent lower than changing cash currency.

There are various ATMs located throughout the country and most accept all international credit cards. Barclays Banks in Kampala provides credit card cash withdrawals against the US dollar or Uganda shilling. Many larger hotels and resorts accept credit cards as well and most can provide cash withdrawals against credit cards. Funds are typically dispensed in shillings. Besides the shilling, the US Dollar is an accepted form of cash for many establishments in Uganda. Most larger stores, government offices and hotels will accept American Dollars as a form of payment for services and goods.

Exchanging foreign currency at banks and foreign exchange bureau offices is a relatively easy process, although it may take a bit of time. Most establishments will require proof of purchase before cashing travelerís checks written from foreign banks. When purchasing travelerís checks, visitors to Uganda should be certain to obtain and keep receipts or proof of purchase as these may be needed in order to exchange the checks in the country. Uganda has in the past been subject to circulation of forged travelerís checks so proof of purchase is essential in exchanging them.

Restrictions on importing and exporting foreign or local currency are not noted, provided these currencies are declared upon entering and exiting the country. Those looking to exchange shillings into their original foreign currency upon leaving should be sure to keep receipts of original transactions to make the conversion simpler. Most banks and again, foreign exchange offices will exchange currency back into its original foreign state upon request. Many airports offer desks where currency exchanges are possible as well.

Other References
Wikipedia article on Ugandan Shilling
XE.com Live Currency Converter for UGX

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