Countries that use the Swazi lilangeni

The Swazi lilangeni is an official national currency and used only in Eswatini. 1 lilangeni is devided into 100 Cents.

The Swazi lilangeni is tied to the South African rand with a fixed exchange rate. Therefore, 1 lilangeni always equals to 1 South African rand.

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1.00 Swazi lilangenis = 0.053 US dollars

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Exchange rate history 10 SZL in USD

The graph shown here shows the exchange rate development from January 2017 to June 2023. The exchange rate for 10 SZL moved during this time from USD 0.78 to USD 0.52. In these 77 months it fell by 33.0 percent.

Swazi lilangeni as currency

EswatiniSouthern Africa

US dollar as currency

American SamoaPolynesia
British Virgin IslandsCaribbean
EcuadorSouth America
El SalvadorCentral America
East TimorSoutheast Asia
Marshall IslandsMicronesia
Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia
Northern Mariana IslandsMicronesia
Puerto RicoCaribbean
Turks and Caicos IslandsCaribbean
United States of AmericaNorth America
Virgin IslandsCaribbean
British Indian Ocean TerritoryEastern Africa
Caribbean NetherlandsCaribbean
United States Minor Outlying IslandsMicronesia

Currency reserves for the Swazi lilangeni

According to the International Monetary Fund, the total broad money (M3) amounted to SZL 21.26 billion at the end of 2021. For currency hedging, reserves were held in a total amount of 8.46 billion lilangenis. This corresponds to a ratio of 1:2.5. Or in other words, 10 of 25 lilangenis are deposited with a countervalue, which is internationally already above average.

All currency reserves are only held as foreign currencies, special drawing rights in the International Monetary Fund and other reserve positions. There are no governmental gold stocks.

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