Mauritanian Ouguiya

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Mauritanian Ouguiya

The currency of Mauritania. It was introduced in 1973, when Mauritania left the CFA franc currency zone. It is one of only two currencies not based on factors of 10; each ouguiya is divided into five khoums.
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The valuation of the new coins and replacement of the old 100 and 200 Ouguiya notes by new 10 and 20 Ouguiya coins allows us to considerably reduce the costs of maintaining notes and coins.
TABLA 1: TABLA DE CONVERSION DE LAS UNIDADES MONETARIAS UTILIZADAS EN EL IMAGINARIO SAHARAUI (UNIDADES MONETARIAS Dinar argelino Viejo dinar argelino Duros Ouguiyas 1 10 20 100 100 1.000 2.000 10.000 10.000 100.000 200.000 1 millon Fuente: Elaboracion propia.