Mauritanian Ouguiya (MRO) Profile

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1/5, khoums
Coins freq used: 
5 UM, 10 UM, 20 UM, 50 UM
Coins rarely used: 
1 UM, 1 khoums (⅕ UM)
Banknotes freq used: 
100 UM, 200 UM, 500 UM, 1000 UM, 2000 UM, 5000 UM
Banknotes rarely used: 
Central bank: 
Banque Centrale de Mauritanie (
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Mauritania, Western Sahara (From 6 May 2012)

Currency notes: 

1.Mauritanian ouguiya (MRO) and Malagasy ariary (MGA) are the only two non-decimal currencies currently circulation. 
2.Western Sahara uses various currencies including Moroccan drham (MAD), Algerian dinar (DZD) and Mauritanian ouguiya (MRO).

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