- Monetary unit:
- Country code:
- Jordan, Hashimitsky Kingdom
- Dinar Jordan
- of 92 300 sq. km
- Arabian (state), English
- JO (JOR) 400
The native currency of a monetary system of Jordan is the dinar. It is equal to 100 piastres and 1000 filses. Filses are used less often, than piastres. "Kurus" - a dinar token coin (one dinar is equal to 100 kuruses) is even more often applied. Quite often coin in 10 filses name 1 kurus. To acting denominations carry denominations of a series 1999 2001
In circulation there are notes of denomination of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 dinars. A dinar symbol - JD . As a rule, the domestic currency participates in trade only, and foreign money almost is not accepted anywhere. Them change at the airport, hotels and exchange offices.
On coins and paper moneys of the Jordanian currency the plotting of a royal dynasty is seated. Inscriptions on denominations are made in the Arabian and English languages.
The Note of 10 dinars Jordan is executed mainly in sine-blue tones. On face side the king of Jordan - Talal an ibn of Abdalla, on the back - building of the First Parliament of Jordan is represented. The size of a denomination - 141 x 74 mm.
The helpful information for foreign visitors of Jordan: it is better to have on hands small coins and denominations in nominal value in 1 and 5 dinars as the local population routinely does not have trifle (it concerns both the markets, and shops). For this reason from a big banknote to be paid back in kind very difficultly.
It is updated 04.2012