U.K. Pound Sterling (GBP)
Currency Code: GBP
Numeric Code: 826
Currency Sign: £

The Pound Sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known simply as the pound, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha. It is subdivided into 100 pence (singular: penny). A number of nations that do not use sterling also have currencies called the pound. At various times, the pound sterling was commodity money or bank notes backed by silver or gold, but it is currently fiat money, backed only by the economy in the areas where it is accepted.

The British Crown dependencies of Guernsey and Jersey produce their own local issues of sterling: "Guernsey pound" and "Jersey pound". The pound sterling is also used in the Isle of Man (alongside the Manx pound), Gibraltar (alongside the Gibraltar pound), the Falkland Islands (alongside the Falkland Islands pound), Saint Helena and Ascension Island in Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (alongside the Saint Helena pound). Manx, Gibraltar, Falkland Islands and Saint Helena pounds are separate currencies, pegged at parity to the pound sterling. The Bank of England is the central bank for the pound sterling, issuing its own coins and banknotes, and regulating issuance of banknotes by private banks in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Banknotes issued by other jurisdictions are not regulated by the Bank of England; local governments use Bank of England notes as backing for local issuance by allowing them to be exchanged 1:1 at face value.

Sterling is the 4th most traded currency in the foreign exchange market, after the United States dollar, the euro, and the Japanese yen. Together with those 3 currencies it forms the basket of currencies which calculate the value of IMF special drawing rights, with an 11.3% weighting as of 2011 (USD 41.9%, Euro 37.4%, Yen 9.4%). Sterling is also the 3rd most held reserve currency in global reserves (about 4%).
Last Updated: 19 Feb 2017, 8:00 PM GMT

U.K. Pound Sterling (GBP) Exchange Rates

Currency Name Code 1 gbp in gbp Converter Chart
U.S. Dollar USD 1.244605 0.803468 GBP/USD Chart for USD per GBP
Euro EUR 1.168276 0.855962 GBP/EUR Chart for EUR per GBP
Australian Dollar AUD 1.620342 0.617154 GBP/AUD Chart for AUD per GBP
Canadian Dollar CAD 1.628481 0.614069 GBP/CAD Chart for CAD per GBP
Japanese Yen JPY 140.472610 0.007119 GBP/JPY Chart for JPY per GBP
Swiss Franc CHF 1.243490 0.804188 GBP/CHF Chart for CHF per GBP
Algerian Dinar DZD 136.825011 0.007309 GBP/DZD Chart for DZD per GBP
Argentine Peso ARS 19.384432 0.051588 GBP/ARS Chart for ARS per GBP
Armenia Dram AMD 605.377660 0.001652 GBP/AMD Chart for AMD per GBP
Azerbaijan Manat AZN 2.221617 0.450123 GBP/AZN Chart for AZN per GBP
Bahamian Dollar BSD 1.242974 0.804522 GBP/BSD Chart for BSD per GBP
Bahrain Dinar BHD 0.467971 2.136883 GBP/BHD Chart for BHD per GBP
Barbadian Dollar BBD 2.489210 0.401734 GBP/BBD Chart for BBD per GBP
Belarussian Ruble BYN 2.331145 0.428974 GBP/BYN Chart for BYN per GBP
Bolivian Boliviano BOB 8.537989 0.117124 GBP/BOB Chart for BOB per GBP
Botswana Pula BWP 12.951143 0.077213 GBP/BWP Chart for BWP per GBP
Brazilian Real BRL 3.850500 0.259707 GBP/BRL Chart for BRL per GBP
Brunei Dollar BND 1.764103 0.566860 GBP/BND Chart for BND per GBP
Bulgarian Lev BGN 2.285700 0.437503 GBP/BGN Chart for BGN per GBP
Central African CFA Franc XAF 768.145535 0.001302 GBP/XAF Chart for XAF per GBP
CFP Franc XPF 139.703877 0.007158 GBP/XPF Chart for XPF per GBP
Chilean Peso CLP 797.668154 0.001254 GBP/CLP Chart for CLP per GBP
Chinese Yuan CNY 8.545642 0.117019 GBP/CNY Chart for CNY per GBP
Colombian Peso COP 3,593.473527 0.000278 GBP/COP Chart for COP per GBP
Costa Rican Colón CRC 700.027992 0.001429 GBP/CRC Chart for CRC per GBP
Croatian Kuna HRK 8.700454 0.114937 GBP/HRK Chart for HRK per GBP
Czech Koruna CZK 31.590453 0.031655 GBP/CZK Chart for CZK per GBP
Danish Krone DKK 8.687419 0.115109 GBP/DKK Chart for DKK per GBP
Dominican Peso DOP 58.620515 0.017059 GBP/DOP Chart for DOP per GBP
East Caribbean Dollar XCD 3.343673 0.299072 GBP/XCD Chart for XCD per GBP
Egyptian Pound EGP 19.317547 0.051766 GBP/EGP Chart for EGP per GBP
Fiji Dollar FJD 2.549369 0.392254 GBP/FJD Chart for FJD per GBP
Ghanaian Cedi GHS 5.631535 0.177571 GBP/GHS Chart for GHS per GBP
Guatemalan Quetzal GTQ 9.573382 0.104456 GBP/GTQ Chart for GTQ per GBP
Honduran Lempira HNL 29.228161 0.034214 GBP/HNL Chart for HNL per GBP
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 9.659521 0.103525 GBP/HKD Chart for HKD per GBP
Hungarian Forint HUF 360.360184 0.002775 GBP/HUF Chart for HUF per GBP
Icelandic Krona ISK 137.603200 0.007267 GBP/ISK Chart for ISK per GBP
Indian Rupee INR 83.464250 0.011981 GBP/INR Chart for INR per GBP
Indonesian Rupiah IDR 16,600.732184 0.000060 GBP/IDR Chart for IDR per GBP
Israeli New Sheqel ILS 4.614519 0.216707 GBP/ILS Chart for ILS per GBP
Jamaican Dollar JMD 159.994490 0.006250 GBP/JMD Chart for JMD per GBP
Jordanian Dinar JOD 0.882380 1.133299 GBP/JOD Chart for JOD per GBP
Kazakhstani Tenge KZT 396.529323 0.002522 GBP/KZT Chart for KZT per GBP
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 0.380040 2.631301 GBP/KWD Chart for KWD per GBP
Kyrgyzstan Som KGS 86.009564 0.011627 GBP/KGS Chart for KGS per GBP
Lebanese Pound LBP 1,875.868415 0.000533 GBP/LBP Chart for LBP per GBP
Libyan Dinar LYD 0.918609 1.088603 GBP/LYD Chart for LYD per GBP
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 5.543455 0.180393 GBP/MYR Chart for MYR per GBP
Mauritian Rupee MUR 44.265865 0.022591 GBP/MUR Chart for MUR per GBP
Mexican Peso MXN 25.467548 0.039266 GBP/MXN Chart for MXN per GBP
Moldova Lei MDL 24.932982 0.040108 GBP/MDL Chart for MDL per GBP
Moroccan Dirham MAD 12.521859 0.079860 GBP/MAD Chart for MAD per GBP
Myanma Kyat MMK 1,698.275369 0.000589 GBP/MMK Chart for MMK per GBP
Nepalese Rupee NPR 133.297178 0.007502 GBP/NPR Chart for NPR per GBP
Neth. Antillean Guilder ANG 2.212377 0.452002 GBP/ANG Chart for ANG per GBP
New Taiwan Dollar TWD 38.365266 0.026065 GBP/TWD Chart for TWD per GBP
New Turkmenistan Manat TMT 4.349280 0.229923 GBP/TMT Chart for TMT per GBP
New Zealand Dollar NZD 1.729215 0.578297 GBP/NZD Chart for NZD per GBP
Nicaraguan Córdoba NIO 36.742353 0.027217 GBP/NIO Chart for NIO per GBP
Nigerian Naira NGN 379.604476 0.002634 GBP/NGN Chart for NGN per GBP
Norwegian Krone NOK 10.365969 0.096470 GBP/NOK Chart for NOK per GBP
Omani Rial OMR 0.478551 2.089643 GBP/OMR Chart for OMR per GBP
Pakistani Rupee PKR 130.347112 0.007672 GBP/PKR Chart for PKR per GBP
Panamanian Balboa PAB 1.242974 0.804522 GBP/PAB Chart for PAB per GBP
Papua New Guinean kina PGK 3.951124 0.253093 GBP/PGK Chart for PGK per GBP
Paraguayan Guaraní PYG 7,056.189423 0.000142 GBP/PYG Chart for PYG per GBP
Peruvian Nuevo Sol PEN 4.058094 0.246421 GBP/PEN Chart for PEN per GBP
Philippine Peso PHP 62.274907 0.016058 GBP/PHP Chart for PHP per GBP
Polish Zloty PLN 5.063420 0.197495 GBP/PLN Chart for PLN per GBP
Qatari Rial QAR 4.530362 0.220733 GBP/QAR Chart for QAR per GBP
Romanian New Leu RON 5.288435 0.189092 GBP/RON Chart for RON per GBP
Russian Rouble RUB 72.121506 0.013865 GBP/RUB Chart for RUB per GBP
Saudi Riyal SAR 4.667438 0.214250 GBP/SAR Chart for SAR per GBP
Serbian Dinar RSD 144.937698 0.006900 GBP/RSD Chart for RSD per GBP
Singapore Dollar SGD 1.763824 0.566950 GBP/SGD Chart for SGD per GBP
South African Rand ZAR 16.342876 0.061189 GBP/ZAR Chart for ZAR per GBP
South Korean Won KRW 1,427.976848 0.000700 GBP/KRW Chart for KRW per GBP
Sri Lanka Rupee LKR 187.595140 0.005331 GBP/LKR Chart for LKR per GBP
Swedish Krona SEK 11.051390 0.090486 GBP/SEK Chart for SEK per GBP
Tajikistan Ruble TJS 9.994177 0.100058 GBP/TJS Chart for TJS per GBP
Thai Baht THB 43.541462 0.022967 GBP/THB Chart for THB per GBP
Trinidad Tobago Dollar TTD 8.382152 0.119301 GBP/TTD Chart for TTD per GBP
Tunisian Dinar TND 2.840979 0.351991 GBP/TND Chart for TND per GBP
Turkish Lira TRY 4.556089 0.219487 GBP/TRY Chart for TRY per GBP
U.A.E Dirham AED 4.569089 0.218862 GBP/AED Chart for AED per GBP
Ukrainian Hryvnia UAH 33.640067 0.029726 GBP/UAH Chart for UAH per GBP
Uruguayan Peso UYU 35.231448 0.028384 GBP/UYU Chart for UYU per GBP
Uzbekistan Sum UZS 4,113.415963 0.000243 GBP/UZS Chart for UZS per GBP
Venezuelan Bolivar VEF 12.421595 0.080505 GBP/VEF Chart for VEF per GBP
Vietnamese Dong VND 28,224.201104 0.000035 GBP/VND Chart for VND per GBP
West African CFA Franc XOF 768.000149 0.001302 GBP/XOF Chart for XOF per GBP
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