ZMK - Zambian Kwacha

Zambia, Kwacha

The Zambian Kwacha is the currency of Zambia. Our currency rankings show that the most popular Zambia Kwacha exchange rate is the USD to ZMK rate. The currency code for Kwacha is ZMK, and the currency symbol is ZK. Below, you'll find Zambian Kwacha 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 ZMK rates on the go with our XE Currency Apps and website.

Notice: As of 30 June 2013, ZMK is no longer legal tender. More info 

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ZMK Stats

Name: Zambian Kwacha

Symbol: ZK Ngwee: N

Minor Unit:
1/100 = Ngwee

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Inflation: 6.60%

Freq Used: ZK1, ZK5, ZK10
Rarely Used: 25N, 50N

Freq Used: ZK20, ZK50, ZK100, ZK500, ZK1000, ZK5000, ZK10000, ZK20000, ZK50000

Central Bank:
Bank of Zambia

Users: Zambia

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Zambian Kwacha History

The ZMK was replaced by the ZMW at a fixed conversion rate of 1000 ZMK = 1 ZMW. ZMK banknotes can be exchanged at the Bank of Zambia in unlimited amounts until 31 December 2014. For more information, please visit BOZ: Changeover date.