Algeria - Algerian Dinar - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Algeria, the Algerian Dinar currency plus sending (DZD) transfers and travel tips for Algeria.

Country CodeDZ
Domestic Currency Algerian Dinar
Currency Symbolدج
Currency CodeDZD
Exchange RateUSD/DZD = 126.04
Telephone Prefix+213

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Algerian Dinar



U$ 1
دج 126.04
U$ 5
دج 630.20
U$ 10
دج 1,260
U$ 20
دج 2,521
U$ 50
دج 6,302
U$ 100
دج 12,604
U$ 250
دج 31,510
U$ 500
دج 63,020
U$ 1,000
دج 126,040
U$ 2,000
دج 252,080
U$ 5,000
دج 630,200
U$ 10,000
دج 1,260,400
U$ 50,000
دج 6,302,000
U$ 100,000
دج 12,604,000
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U$ 0.0079
دج 1
U$ 0.0397
دج 5
U$ 0.0793
دج 10
U$ 0.1587
دج 20
U$ 0.3967
دج 50
U$ 0.7934
دج 100
U$ 1.9835
دج 250
U$ 3.9670
دج 500
U$ 7.9340
دج 1,000
U$ 15.87
دج 2,000
U$ 39.67
دج 5,000
U$ 79.34
دج 10,000
U$ 396.70
دج 50,000
U$ 793.40
دج 100,000
More amounts

To calculate specific USD/DZD amounts use our Convert USD to DZD quick calculator.

Algeria Currency Info

Frequently Asked Questions

What currency should I use in Algeria?

The domestic currency in Algeria is the Algerian Dinar.

What is the Algerian Dinar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Algerian Dinar is DZD — symbol is دج.

How much is U$100 US Dollars in Algerian Dinar?

U$ 100 converts to دج 12,604

Which countries use the Algerian Dinar?

It is the domestic currency in Algeria.

Is the Algerian Dinar a closed currency?

No, the Algerian Dinar is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?

Algerian Dinar (DZD) in the markets

Rabobank told Bloomberg TV in early April that they see a difficult virus affected year in 2020 for the Algerian dinar.

The interactive chart below shows the USD to DZD exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

ALERTS:7-DAY2.3% 🔔| 90-DAY HIGHS 🔔 |
USD/DZD at 126.04 was trading 4.5% above AVG:120.6 with LO:118.79 and HI:126.04 (90 days). ALERTS: USD/DZD was UP 2.3% this 7-DAY period and also rose to 90-DAY HIGHS.

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Algeria

Travel money for Algeria

Save money and time by Ordering your Algerian Dinar online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the DZD cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in Algerian Dinar otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


Algeria Trip Checklist    

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Sending money to Algeria

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Algeria you need to start with finding out the latest Algerian Dinar foreign-transfer exchange rate.

Then compare your bank's exchange rates to several licensed FX providers exchange rate and fees to see how much you can save (we make that calculation easy here).

Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Algeria

When sending money to Algeria it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 4 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or Algerian Dinar amount you want to transfer
  3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
  4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted DZD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Algeria.

Use our Send to Algerian Dinar calculator to compare the exchange rates of FX specialist providers rates versus your bank's standard rates you can hopefully save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more Algerian Dinar deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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Algerian Dinar to US Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00811729 Mar 2020
7 Day0.00810923 Mar 2020
30 Day0.00833729 Feb 2020
3 Month0.00839831 Dec 2019
1 Year0.00836431 Mar 2019
5 Year0.010301 Apr 2015
10 Year0.013702 Apr 2010

Algerian Dinar to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00728929 Mar 2020
7 Day0.00753323 Mar 2020
30 Day0.00756029 Feb 2020
3 Month0.00748531 Dec 2019
1 Year0.00745331 Mar 2019
5 Year0.00951801 Apr 2015
10 Year0.010102 Apr 2010

Algerian Dinar to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.00651929 Mar 2020
7 Day0.00699323 Mar 2020
30 Day0.00650229 Feb 2020
3 Month0.00633331 Dec 2019
1 Year0.00642431 Mar 2019
5 Year0.00691201 Apr 2015
10 Year0.00899902 Apr 2010

Algerian Dinar to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.013129 Mar 2020
7 Day0.013823 Mar 2020
30 Day0.012829 Feb 2020
3 Month0.012031 Dec 2019
1 Year0.011831 Mar 2019
5 Year0.013501 Apr 2015
10 Year0.014902 Apr 2010

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