Bangladeshi Currency

Going to Bangladesh and needs to know the name of the Bangladeshi money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $5 US dollars in Bangladeshi currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local currency used in Bangladesh, currency symbol, notes and more.


Bangladeshi Currency Exchange Rate Today

Bangladesh Money

  • The official money used in Bangladesh is Taka.

  • The currency symbol of the Bangladeshi money is .

  • The Bangladeshi currency code is BDT.

  • The Taka Notes: The Bangladeshi currency notes are made up of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 & 1000 Taka.

  • The Taka Coins: 1 Taka is made up of 100 Paisas. Bangladeshi Paisa Coins go from 1, 2, 5 Taka; 1, 5, 10, 25 & 50 poisha.

What is the best currency to use in Bangladesh? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Bangladeshi money and use the local Taka as it is accepted everywhere in Bangladesh. American dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Japanese Yen are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Bangladesh? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Bangladesh (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Taka to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most days minute by minute.

Therefore it's important to ask for the the today's currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Bangladeshi Taka before purchasing the Taka you need for your up coming trip at American Dollar to Taka Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Taka to British Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most cases by the minute.

Therefore it's wise to check the latest currency exchange rate for British Pound to Bangladeshi Taka before ordering the Taka you require for your next trip from British Pound to Taka Exchange Rate Today.