KENYA

(shilling = 100 cents)

95-KES

Last 120 days

Text Box: 	The shilling is the currency of Kenya. Its ISO 4217 code is KES. The symbol KSh is also often used. The Kenyan shilling replaced the East African shilling in 1966 at par.
Text Box: Import / Export restrictions:
	Foreign currency:
  In: declaration if more than 5000 USD
 Out: up to amount imported and declared
	Local currency:
  In: declaration if more than 500 000 KES (7000 USD)
 Out: up to amount imported and declared

NOTES in circulation (2003+)

Oval: to the rates

KES 1000 (2003+ similar)(150*80mm)

KES 500 (2003+ similar)(148*78mm)

KES 200 (2003+ similar)(144*76mm)

KES 100 (2003+ similar)(141*74mm)

KES 100 (2003+ similar)(138*72mm)

older NOTES in circulation (1995+)

KES 1000 (1998-01)(150*80mm)

KES 1000(1995)(150*80mm)

KES 500 (1998-01)(148*78mm)

KES 500 (1995)(148*78mm)

KES 200 (1996)(144*76mm)

COINS in circulation (1995+)

40 Sch (2003)(40 years indep.)

20 Sch (2010)

20 Sch (2005,9)

20 Sch (2008)

10 Sch (2010)

Text Box: To see the older notes and coins click the link below:

 

NOTES and COINS we buy

buy / sell

% fixing

Valid till:

Notes

KES 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50 (2003+)

xx / xx %

in circulation

KES 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20 (1995+)

xx / xx %

in circulation till??

older shillings 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 (1967-94)

xx / xx %

outmoded

 

!!! 100 schillings with Kenyatta (1967-73) is no more valid !!!

 

not exchangeable!

 

 

 

 

Coins

shillings 40, 20, 10, 5, 1; cents 50 (1994,95+)     

xx / xx %

in circulation

older shillings 5, 2, 1; cents 50, 25, 10, 5 (1967+)

?? / ?? %

outmoded

Area

(sq km)

Population (2005)

Language/Ethnicity

Ethnicity / Religion

Life duration

GDP per capita

(world position)

582 650

34 707 818

English (official)

Protestant 45 %

male 48.87

 

Nairobi 2 411 900

Swahili (national)

Roman Catholic 33 %

female 47.09

2005 : 1 200 (207)

Mombasa 712 600

 

indigenous beliefs 10 %, Islam 10 %

 

 

KES 100(1996-01)(142*74mm)

KES 50 (1996-00)(138*72mm)

KES 20(1996-98)

KES 20 (1995)

10 Sch (2005,9)

10 Sch (1995-7)

5 Sch (2010)

5 Sch (2005,9)

5 Sch (1995)

1 Sch (2005)

1 Sch (1995-8)

50 Cents (2005,2009)

50 Cents (1995,1997