1 US Dollar equals 13.83 South African Rand today

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RAND (rand)

The national currency of South Africa
Common clues: Durban dollar; Cape Town currency;
South African money; South African bread; Johannesburg coin
Crossword puzzle frequency: 2 times a year
Frequency in English language: 26761 / 86800
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The rand is the currency of South Africa. It takes its name from the Witwatersrand (White-waters-ridge in English), the ridge upon which Johannesburg is built and where most of South Africa's gold deposits were found. The rand has the symbol "R" and is subdivided into 100 cents, symbol "c". The ISO 4217 code is ZAR, from Dutch Zuid-Afrikaanse rand.

The rand is the currency of the Common Monetary Area between South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland and Lesotho.

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