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Turkish lira

Local nameTürk lirası  
ISO 4217 CodeTRY
Official userTurkey
Northern Cyprus Northern Cyprus
Inflation4.90% (Turkey, January 2011)
Coins and Banknotes
Freq. used coins5, 10, 25, 50 Kr , 1 TL
Rarely used coins1 Kr
Freq. used banknotes5, 10, 20, 50 TL
Rarely used banknotes100, 200 TL
Central bankCentral Bank of the Republic of Turkey
PrinterCBRT Banknote Printer

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The Turkish lira (currency sign: TL; ; ISO 4217: TRY) is the currency of Turkey and the de facto independent state of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The lira is subdivided into 100 kuruş. All notes and coins of Turkish Lira have portraits of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk from different points of his life since 1930s (with the exception of some notes of second emission, 1937-1942, which features İsmet İnönü) on the obverse side. Central Bank of Turkey is organizing a contest for a new currency sign in October 2011.

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