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Bangladeshi Taka

Bangladeshi Taka Currency:

Bangladeshi Taka Currency-The currency of Bangladesh is the Bangladesh Taka. The currency symbol is denoted by Tk. It is divided into denominations of 100 poisha.Eversince the emergence of Bangladesh as an independent country in 1972 from the status of East Pakistan, the necessity for creating its own currency was felt to have independent monitoring of its economy and fiscal policies.  The Indian Rupee was used in Bangladesh until 1971.

In 1973, coins were introduced in 1973 in denominations of 5, 10, 25 and 50 poisha. 1 poisha coins were introduced in 1974, followed by ৳1 coins in 1975. The 25 and 50 poisha were struck in steel ; 1, 5 and 10 poisha were struck in aluminum and the ৳1 in copper-nickel. In 1994, steel ৳5 were introduced and a steel ৳2 coin were introduced in 2004. The first treasury notes were issued in 1972 in denominations of ৳1,৳5, ৳10 and ৳ 100. ৳50 banknotes were introduced in 1977, followed by ৳ 500 in 1979 and ৳20 in 1982. Until 1992, ৳1 treasury notes were issued. ৳2 treasury notes were introduced in 1989. Now ৳5 banknotes issued by the Government of Bangladesh, previously issued by Bangladesh Bank. Polymer ৳10 notes were issued by the government in the year 2000. At present, the ৳1 and ৳5 notes are replaced with coins. The government introduced ৳1,000 notes in 2008. Bangladesh Bank issued a new series of banknotes in 2011 in denominations ৳2, ৳5, ৳ 100, ৳ 500, and ৳1 000. On 7 March 2012, the Bangladesh Bank introduced new notes denominated in ৳10, ৳20, and ৳50.

Bangladeshi Taka

Bangladeshi Taka (Bangladesh):

Code: BDT

Symbol:

Subunit:

1/100 = poisha

Banknotes:

৳5, ৳10, ৳20, ৳50, ৳ 100, ৳ 500 &৳ 1000, ৳2

Coins:

৳5, ৳1, ৳2 & 50p

Central bank:

 Bangladesh Bank

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