Kyrgyz Som


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Kyrgyz Som

The currency of Kyrgyzstan. It was introduced to replace the Soviet ruble; the som was the local name for the ruble while Kyrgyzstan was under Soviet rule.
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We have seen lately the exchange rates of the Russian ruble, Kyrgyz som against dollar dropped sharply, whereas the exchange rate of tenge versus dollar was kept on one level within 155-160 tenge for $1.
Exchange rate of the US dollar to Kyrgyz som is the most stable in the world, Vice Chairman of the National Bank of Kyrgyzstan Zair Chokoyev said on January 28.
In this regard, sharp rise in the dollar against Kyrgyz som observed in the country causes concern.