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World's Most Confusing Currency? (IRANIAN RIAL)

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One of my favorite things to do whenever I enter a new country (like Iran) is analyzed their currency situation, exchange rate and how these things affect their economy. I’ve handled many inflated currencies -- such as the Indonesian RUPIAH and Vietnamese DONG — but here in Iran, the RIAL gets a lot more confusing than inflation. Iran has 2 different systems to count their money. The first is RIALS (the official Iranian currency), and the second is TUMAN (which is like the Rial, without the last zero). As a traveler, you don’t know which price is listed unless you ask. $1 USD = 50,000 Rials and that same $1 dollar = 5,000 Tuman. Sound confusing? ... It is! Moreover, the only way to get money in Iran as a tourist is by bringing lots of cash (USD or Euros is preferred) and then exchanging it for Iranian Rials when you arrive. The reason is because there are no ATMs in Iran that cater to foreign banks. If you are as confused reading this as I am typing it out, then this video will explain the confusing world of the Iranian Rial a little better. Just curious, did you know anything about this before I made this video? Please share your thoughts on this below! And special thanks to G Adventures for hosting me on this life changing trip! Music: Epidemic Sound ► SUBSCRIBE for daily travel videos: http://bit.ly/2hyQnZ1 ► Are you on Instagram? Join me @drewbinsky! ► Travel Blog: https://drewbinsky.com/ ESSENTIAL GEAR (these are affiliate links, meaning I make a small commission at no additional cost to you. Your purchase helps me continue making these videos!) ► Panasonic Lumix GH5 (main camera): https://amzn.to/2rC8hi9 ► DJI Spark (drone): https://amzn.to/2IdS09r ► Go Pro Hero Session 5: https://amzn.to/2rE1mo3 ► MacBook Pro 15'': https://amzn.to/2Ga9Qs3 ► 2TB Lacie External Hardrive: https://amzn.to/2Ihh2IW ► JOBY Gorilla Tripod: https://amzn.to/2rJtAOU ► Osprey 46L Backpack: https://amzn.to/2rJtGWM Want $30 off your next hotel booking? Use this link: https://www.booking.com/s/faf31869 ... (You will get $30 credited to your account immediately after your stay. You're welcome!) FIND ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA: ►Facebook @drewbinsky: https://www.facebook.com/drewbinsky/ (I post daily videos there too!) ►Instagram @drewbinsky: https://www.instagram.com/drewbinsky/ ►Snapchat @drewbinsky ►Twitter @drewbinsky: https://twitter.com/drewbinsky MORE ABOUT ME: https://drewbinsky.com/about/ CONTACT ME: drew (at) drewbinsky (dot) com
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ツTaxmasterGRツ (20 hours ago)
Some mathematical shit 😂
Iran found the best way to fool tourists
Try Suriname
Gamer Rehaan (1 day ago)
Come meet Mauritius
I wish Iran changes its name back to persia
Grim Reapers (3 days ago)
try the reichsmark
Nasir Safdar (3 days ago)
Iran's a mess.
LemonSweg TV (3 days ago)
1 million rials for 2000 vbucks
Maurice Grant (4 days ago)
Do you have Jamaican currency
Pavle RS (4 days ago)
Same as in Yugoslavia through 90's
Earthson Xaviour (4 days ago)
'Vietnamese Dong' lol
XXXALIBABA (4 days ago)
look we are smart ok. its not confusing its a old money thing which comes from 1000 of years ago
Oleg Petroff (4 days ago)
Lets change by bills pls!?Im your colleague!and Im numismatic guy!Im collecting money!Its my passion!can u make me happy pls and change with me by notes or send me some of them pls?thanks a lot bro
Mojtaba Thaghizade (6 days ago)
it is so interesting that here you can buy 7 kilo apple by just a dollar. I beg any foreign visitor don't trust anyone in exchanging their money. best way is just to find somewhere such as English language teaching institute where they are pleased to guild, welcome or even hire you
Mojtaba Thaghizade (6 days ago)
sorry guild=guide
Mojtaba Thaghizade (6 days ago)
sorry guide it was autocorrect ion
Mojtaba Thaghizade (6 days ago)
boy they fraud you 800$ is about a hundred and sixteen million rial so it's eight times more than what you recieved
8875301717 change Karine
Aryan D (7 days ago)
My father. & dad is from iran and uhh half dutch btw and. Now people are now poor btw and dutch euros are worth more than dollars in the UK so euros are 2x the value of dollars like this if you agree to this. Strange. Random comment.
Joe Margaryan (8 days ago)
Man gorosman am
Furqan Khan (8 days ago)
I am lucky that I am not Iranian because I hate maths.
kimilicious 1923 (9 days ago)
I've been there and yeah it's so confusing. I still have 2000 iranian rial
Lokesh sharma (9 days ago)
Earn money check it real https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cashkaro&referrer=r%3D2078317%26refname%3DLokesh%20Sharma%26utm_source%3Dapp_referral
Dhiya Khairi (10 days ago)
When I checked the Wikipedia, the highest banknote value in Iranian Riyal is 100 000.
masquerade Einstein (11 days ago)
All Muslims country are the land of terrorism and I think rapists I think you shouldn't even get in touch with these people
JOSE'S HOBBIES (11 days ago)
Cold hard khoeminies
Ali Ahmed (11 days ago)
Come to Pakistan 🇵🇰 ♥
Ashu Kazmi (12 days ago)
Fake monetary system is more often used by evils as weapon besides nuclear or army..
so confusing????????????????????..
Asma Gul (12 days ago)
Why have they made the currency so much complex. omg.
Nelson Gj (13 days ago)
Pls take ur time to make videos that hav a length min 5 min pls ..wee all want that ...wee need more info
miss atlas (13 days ago)
please upload more video about iran,for people who dont know iran or have wrong idia about it.
miss atlas (13 days ago)
i'm so happy,that you visited my country, I hope to see you in your next travel. Irainian people are kind and love tourists.
XghostgamerxKILLER X (14 days ago)
It is Riyals no rial 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
BB6 -1999 (14 days ago)
48000 add one zero 4800000
King Zombi (14 days ago)
I visited Iran 2 times it was very good
Chloe Aundrea Antonio (15 days ago)
Go to the Philippines if u haven’t already
Ali Abbas (15 days ago)
Same happend with me when I visited Iran in 2015 .all the time I display all the Iranians currency notes in front of Iranian people and said take .even they don't speak English as well .next time if some one want to visit Iran learn Persian and understand currency
Ahmad Mehar (16 days ago)
Nice video
Anthon Deutsch (16 days ago)
As simple as they tried to control rampant inflation and they knocked of a 0. Eventually the newer currency will replace the older one, even if they are used at the same time. In Mexico they had Pesos and New Pesos but they knocked off 3 zeros, eventually new pesos replaced the Peso. Today the New Peso is just called Peso again.
kabir rana (16 days ago)
What belarus currency would be in Indian Rupees??
1 USD = 17200 Tuman with the current government 1 USD = 7 Tuman when Iran was a monarchy
Atonu Kabir (17 days ago)
how you get so much money to visit so many places .
Bernadiñho Tezch (18 days ago)
Wtf is that accent 😑
Endless Infinity (18 days ago)
Oohhh so that's why Xerxes (king of Persia) is very Rich
Endless Infinity (18 days ago)
fuck persia
Jennifer Bates (18 days ago)
Mike Smith (18 days ago)
Are you American Drew?
THE ADHD POTATO (19 days ago)
No Its not the hardest
Josh Gaming (19 days ago)
How'd u go on the black market
_ Zackiechan _ (19 days ago)
0:19, I have a very imature since of humor.
Eritrea Adey (19 days ago)
You should visit Eritrea too 😉
Ayan Graphics designer (19 days ago)
why dont you come to PAKISTAN we will love to have you
Mert Esdeath (19 days ago)
Never go to that shitty place
No talent (19 days ago)
You should ho to Turkey. It's very great there.
Aacro X (20 days ago)
No actually it’s the Zimbabwe Dollar
Alexander Cone (20 days ago)
take a look at the old pound (pre 1970s) if you like confusing currencies
Snowy Heart (20 days ago)
0:36 is that Hong Kong?
Samuel Davillo (20 days ago)
Im very confused about foreign currency. Their money have many zeros on it. What if they just remove zeros to equal to dollar bills
amir sh (21 days ago)
Nowadays you can buy a super big pizza in Iran Just with 2 dollars because of these days 1 USD = 18000 Tomans
old tv remote (21 days ago)
Tarun (21 days ago)
25 Million Iranian Currency?! Woah
OzonGames :D (21 days ago)
Hungary had the biggest inflation, 348,46%
Shubham Triapthi (21 days ago)
Tsuki Condor (22 days ago)
My Persian friend it really confusing
sushant jadhav (22 days ago)
1000 rials is 1 tuman
Subliminaltechpro (22 days ago)
this is why 20-30% of your money should be gold
Subliminaltechpro (22 days ago)
you can pay in rockets
Ali Ali (22 days ago)
So 100 pennies you take two zeros out of it and call it a dollar
Juan Martinez (22 days ago)
Pfff... If you saw what a mess the Venezuelan Bolivar is, you'd change your mind about rials and tumans
The Gamer (22 days ago)
It's Riyal not Rial Wait what lol
Gorilla Chilla (23 days ago)
Fuck American cunts
Joe Shmoe (23 days ago)
not that confusing
H S (23 days ago)
Too much confusing
dd dd (23 days ago)
How big was the commie vietcong dong?
Terrence Rodriguez (24 days ago)
Amjed Belgacem (24 days ago)
Bruuh Algerian currency is more confusing i bet dude
Talha Siddiqui (24 days ago)
It's not hard I've just learnt it in less then 20secs when the guy in the video explained it
mohd izz mohd yacob (25 days ago)
It's not that confusing. At least for me.
Hitesh Khatri (25 days ago)
Please come india i will visit u fully rajajthan and gujarat delhi
Tuman is naughty in javanese
Pinglen (26 days ago)
Okay Iran I know you are smart but...*wHaY?*
tony stark (26 days ago)
The zeros in their notes are a test if you are asian or not, They don't like westerners
Ahsan Malik (26 days ago)
300k family 😊
Fire /Phantom Forces (27 days ago)
Russia or Mexico's Currency Makes Me So Confused.
Syed Arham Ali 8bp (27 days ago)
Finally I also will be a millionaire.
aniket eklare (27 days ago)
I hate algebra
syed Muzammil (28 days ago)
Visit India next
masoomeh tanghatari (28 days ago)
I hate america and every goverments did this to my lovely Iran.
vivek singh (28 days ago)
Who use more 0 in currency in world
Elyn Asyraf (28 days ago)
My brain cannot adapt with this currencies😂
Somkaran Bhardwaj (28 days ago)
Fucking idiot rouhani
Karla Seen (1 month ago)
Zimbabwean Dollar wasn't the highest inflated currency
The Hacker Studios (1 month ago)
U overpaid For iran Dollars
aryna jamal (1 month ago)
I have been to iran ik it weird like 50000 is like3 dollars idk i have bever been to the uss
Normund (1 month ago)
Another reason ill never go there
Raj Singh (1 month ago)
They gud in maths than
prajwal Acharya (1 month ago)
RB FingerMagic (1 month ago)
Imagine the cost of iphone there
Kanishk Dinkar (1 month ago)
one of the most stunning information i have ever gained😳
hossin maddoh (1 month ago)
iran the most racist and shit country ever. they have the most worthless currency in the world.
Liana Ss (1 month ago)
I’m iranian and it’s too easy for us Everything is in tooman And just in bank is in reals

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