What is the monetary unit used in Istanbul?

Eda Sökmen
31 March, 2016

The official currency used in Turkey is Turkish Lira (TL). 

1, 5, 10, 25, 50 kuruş (cent) and 1 TL (Lira) coins & 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 TL banknotes are available.

Money Finances Dollar Turkish Lira
Eda Sökmen

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