- Monetary unit:
the Country code:
- Tanzania, Incorporated Republic
- of 886 040 sq. km
- a Swahili (state), English (state) and numerous local languages
- TZ (TZA) 834
Monetary unit of Incorporated Republic of Tanzania is the shilling Tanzania consisting of 100 cents and manufactured by Bank of Tanzania.
The Shilling Tanzania is entered on June, 14th, 1966 instead of the East African shilling manufactured by Management of monetary circulation of East Africa for Tanganyika and Zanzibar, formed Incorporated Republic Tanzania in April, 1964, and also for Kenya and Uganda (Kenya see ). With native currency issue have begun an exchange for it of the East African shillings on a parity 1 to 1 and their gradual withdrawal from the circulation.
In a cash turn-over there are denominations in nominal value 500, 1000, 2000, 5000 and 10 000 shillings. An official international designation of the this native currency is the combination of letters TZS (in the country - Tsh ).
A New series of notes has been entered into the circulation in 2011. These new notes include many functions of safety which prevent a fake, and also are executed in other design, though and with use of former colour scale.
It is updated 03.2012