Ouguiya financial definition of ouguiya
Mauritanian Ouguiya (redirected from ouguiya)
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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.
A broad grin stretched across his face as he took a down payment of 150,000 Ouguiyas
In downtown Nouakchott, street corners are populated with hordes of turbaned men, squatting on mats over suitcases stuffed full of tattered ouguiyas
, the local currency.