Kenyan Shilling (KES)
About the Kenyan Shilling
The Kenyan “shilling” (plural: shillings) is the official currency used in the Country of Kenya. Its official currency code is “KES” and it is symbolized by “KSh”. The primary denominations include 1, 5, 20 shillings (with rare 50 cent, 40 shillings coins available); and 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 shillings paper bank notes. In Kenya, decimal numbers are denoted using a point (e.g. 1.50). The dollar has a floated exchange rate and its value is tied to a basket of foreign currencies.
Central Bank: Central Bank of Kenya
News: Kenyan Shilling
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