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Money and costs

Drams (AMD)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated August 24, 2016 8:40AM UTC

  • Armenia‚Äôs currency is the dram (AMD). Coins are available in denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 dram. Paper currency is available in notes of 1000, 5000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 and 100,000 dram.
  • Every city and most towns have ATMs; some dispense American dollars as well as dram.
  • Western Union money transfer is not available in Armenia.


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