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Us Dollar
1 US Dollar - USD 28.36 Birr - ETB 0.035 USD
1 Euro - EUR 32.18 Birr - ETB 0.031 EUR
British Pound
1 British Pound - GBP 37.51 Birr - ETB 0.027 GBP
Australian Dollar
1 Australian Dollar - AUD 20.13 Birr - ETB 0.05 AUD
Canadian Dollar
1 Canadian Dollar - CAD 21.27 Birr - ETB 0.047 CAD


Birr is the official unit of currency in Ethiopia. It has been in service in since the Nineteen-Thirties. The National Bank of Ethiopia and formerly the Bank of Abyssinia and Bank of Ethiopia is the central bank. Ethiopian Birr is the second most used currency in Africa after Nigeria's Naira. Although the first Birr dates back as far as the early nineties, the coins used were Maria Theresa thalers and Menelik II talari. The second and current Birr has been the official currency of Ethiopia since the nineteen forties. Currently 1 US Dollar is worth around 28 Ethiopian Birr.


  • Name: Ethiopian Birr
  • Symbol: Br
  • Coins: 1, 5, 10, 25, 50 Santim, 1 Birr
  • Banknotes: 1, 5, 10, 50, 100 Birr
  • Minor Unit: 1/100 = Santim
  • Bank: National Bank of Ethiopia

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