TANZANIA

(shilling = 100 cents)

157-TZS

Last 120 days

Text Box: 	The shilling is the currency of Tanzania, subdivided into 100 cents. The Tanzanian shilling replaced the East African shilling in 1966 at par.
	The Bank of Tanzania circulating currency notes in denomination TZS 10 000, 5 000, 2 000, 1 000 and 500 were first introduced into circulation in February 2003.
	All banknotes issues, in the denominations of TZS. 10, 20, 500, 1000, 5000 and 10000, which were circulating prior to February 2003, have been withdrawn from circulation.  However, they will henceforth continue to be exchanged only at the Bank of Tanzania.
	New series banknotes from  Jan 2011. .
Text Box: Import / Export restrictions:
	Foreign currency:
  In: free, declaration if re-export intended
 Out: up to amount imported and declared
	Local currency:
  In: forbidden
 Out: forbidden

NOTES in circulation (2011)

Oval: to the rates

TZS 500 (2011) and outmoded NOTES (2003)

Coins in circulation (1993+)

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redeemable Coins  (1966+)

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TZS 10 000 (2003)(150*75mm)

TZS 5 000 (2003)(145*72mm)

TZS 2 000 (2003)(140*69mm)

TZS 1 000 (2003)(135*66mm)

TZS 500 (2003)(130*63mm)

TZS 500 (2011)(120*60mm)

shillings 10 000 (1997)(149*75mm)

shillings 10 000 (1995)

shillings 5 000 (1997)

shillings 5 000 (1995)

shillings 1 000 (2000)

shillings 1 000 (1997)

shillings 1 000 (1993)

shillings 1 000 (1990)

shillings 500 (1997)

shillings 500 (1993)

shillings 500 (1989)

shillings 200 (1993)

shillings 200 (1986-92 similar)

shillings 100 (1993)

 

NOTES and COINS we buy

buy / sell

% fixing

Valid till:

Notes

TZS (shillings) 10 000, 5 000, 2 000, 1 000 (2011)

xx / xx % 

in circulation

TZS 500 (2011)

xx / xx %

replaced with coin

TZS (shillings) 10 000, 5 000, 2 000, 1 000, 500 (2003,2011) 

xx / xx %

outmoded

older 10 000, 5 000, 1 000, 500 (1997+); 200, 100 (1993)

xx / xx %

redeemable

older and smaller shillings should be redeemable too

xx / xx %

Coins

shillings 200, 100, 50 (1993+)

xx / xx %

in circulation

shillings 20, 10, 5, 1; senti 50, 20, 10, 5 (1966+)

xx / xx %

outmoded

Area

(sq km)

Population (2005)

Language/Ethnicity

Ethnicity / Religion

Life duration

GDP per capita

(world position)

945 087

37 445 392

Swahili

Christian 30 %

male 44.56

2004 : 673 (174)

Dodoma 164 500

English

Islam 35 %

female 45.94

2005 : 700 (226)

Dar es Salaam 2 489 800

both official

(native African 99%)

 

 

TZS 10 000 (2011,15)(140*68mm)

TZS 5 000 (2011,15)(135*67mm)

TZS 2 000 (2011,15)(130*66mm)

TZS 1 000 (2011)(125*65mm)