ZAR - Südafrikanischer Rand

The Südafrikanischer Rand is the currency of Südafrika. Our currency rankings show that the most popular Südafrikanischer Rand exchange rate is the ZAR to USD rate. The currency code for Rand is ZAR, and the currency symbol is R. Below, you'll find Südafrikanischer Rand rates and a currency converter. You can also subscribe to our currency newsletters with daily rates and analysis, read the Xe Currency Blog, or take ZAR rates on the go with our Xe Currency Apps and website.

As a trading center, multiple currencies circulated throughout South Africa. The first official currency used was the Guilder. During the late 17th century, the Rixdollar was used and was the first South African currency to include paper notes. During British occupation, in 1826, the Cape Colony was put on a sterling basis, though other currencies, including Spanish Dollars, US Dollars, French Francs, and Indian Rupees continued to circulate. In 1921, the Reserve Bank of South Africa was established as the central bank. In 1961, the South African Rand replaced the Pound under a decimalized system. The ratio was 2 ZAR to 1 GBP.

Südafrikanischer Rand Stats

NameSüdafrikanischer Rand
Minor unit1/100 = Cent
Minor unit symbolc
Inflation5,30 %
Top ZAR conversionZAR to USD
Top ZAR chartZAR to USD chart

Südafrikanischer Rand Profile

CoinsFreq used: 5c, 10c, 20c, R1, R2, R5
Bank notesFreq used: R10, R20, R50, R100, R200
Central bankSouth African Reserve Bank
Südafrika, Lesotho, Namibia


EUR / USD1,13128
GBP / EUR1,17288
USD / JPY112,861
GBP / USD1,32685
USD / CHF0,920564
USD / CAD1,28216
EUR / JPY127,677
AUD / USD0,710225

Kurse der Zentralbank

WährungInterest Rate
JPY-0,10 %
CHF-0,75 %
EUR0,00 %
USD0,25 %
CAD0,25 %
AUD0,10 %
NZD0,50 %
GBP0,10 %