Currency of Qatar: Qatari rial ر.ق
The Qatari Rial is the currency of Qatar. The code of Qatari rial is QAR. We use ر.ق as symbol of Qatari rial. The Qatari Rial is divided in 100 dirhams. QAR is regulated by Qatar Central Bank.
Did you know:
- The most popular conversions of Qatari rial are QAR/euro QAR/Kuwaiti dinar QAR/UAE dirham QAR/Saudi riyal
- the Qatari rial was introduced in 19 May 1973 (46 years ago).
- There are 5 coins for the Qatari rial ( ر.ق0.01 , ر.ق0.05 , ر.ق0.10 , ر.ق0.25 and ر.ق0.50 ),
- the Qatari rial has 6 banknotes ( ر.ق1 , ر.ق5 , ر.ق10 , ر.ق50 , ر.ق100 and ر.ق500 )
The Riyal of Qatar
The Riyal, Rial or Ryal, all 3 versions are accepted, is the money of 5 Moslem Middle-Eastern countries. The Qatar Riyal is subdivided into 100 dirhams, not to be confused with the Morrocan Dirham.
Until 1959, Qatar used the Indian Rupee. In 1959, the Reserve Bank of India was issuing the Gulf Rupee, but Qatar refused it, preferring the Saudi Riyal.
In 1968, the Riyal of Dubai and of Qatar entered into circulation. Then, when Dubai joined the United Arab Emirates in 1971, Qatar began to issue its own money.
The other Riyals are those of Saudia Arabia (SAR), Iran (IRR), Oman (OMR) and the Yemen (YER).
The banknotes of Qatar are very colorful, and very intricately designed. They are unusual in that they all carry the same motif on the reverse side. Only the color changes. On the upper side of the bills, the text is in Arabic only (name of the issuing bank, amount…). On the back are featured the country's natural, cultural and religious resources.
Converter Qatari rial
The QAR converter is provided without any warranty. Prices might differ from those given by financial institutions as banks, brokers or money transfer companies.
|euro to Qatari rial||1 EUR = 4.1283 QAR|
|Kuwaiti dinar to Qatari rial||1 KWD = 11.9850 QAR|
|UAE dirham to Qatari rial||1 AED = 0.9912 QAR|
|Saudi riyal to Qatari rial||1 SAR = 0.9709 QAR|
|Indian rupee to Qatari rial||1 INR = 0.0512 QAR|
|US dollar to Qatari rial||1 USD = 3.6410 QAR|
|Malaysian ringgit to Qatari rial||1 MYR = 0.8940 QAR|
|Philippine peso to Qatari rial||1 PHP = 0.0700 QAR|
|Bangladeshi taka to Qatari rial||1 BDT = 0.0433 QAR|
|Pakistani rupee to Qatari rial||1 PKR = 0.0260 QAR|
Enter the amount to convert at the top and choose a second currency., You can also get the history of the price rate by clicking on the "convert" button., If you want to see the parity of the QAR currency with other currencies, go to the table " Qatari rial exchange rate" below.
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