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What is the local currency in Tanzania?

Tanzania’s currency is the Tanzanian shilling (TZS). It’s called the shilingi in Swahili

One US Dollar is worth 2241 TZS (September 2017).

  • Bills: 10,000 TZS; 5,000 TZS; 2,000 TZS; 1,000 TZS and 500 TZS
  • Coins: 500 TZS, 200 TZS, 100 TZS and 50 TZS.