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Bitcoin to Kenyan Shilling Converter and calculator

Convert 1Bitcoin (BTC) to Kenyan Shilling (KES) equals Sh 8,159,834.04 | Bitget

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About Kenyan Shilling (KES)

The Kenyan Shilling (KES), introduced in 1966, replaced the East African Shilling to become the official currency of Kenya. It is commonly abbreviated as KES and represented by the symbol KSh. This change was a significant milestone in Kenya's journey towards economic independence and sovereignty. The Kenyan Shilling is more than just a medium of financial transaction; it reflects the country's rich cultural heritage, economic challenges, and aspirations.

Historical Background

The adoption of the Kenyan Shilling was a key step in post-colonial Kenya's economic development. It symbolized a break away from the East African Currency Board arrangement and was a crucial part of establishing a separate monetary identity following independence in 1963.

Design and Symbolism

The design of the Kenyan Shilling incorporates elements of Kenya's diverse culture and rich natural heritage. Banknotes and coins feature images of Kenya's founding father, Jomo Kenyatta, and later Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, and other prominent figures, along with various wildlife species, showcasing Kenya's commitment to preserving its natural and cultural heritage.

Economic Role

The Kenyan Shilling is central to Kenya's economy, which is one of the largest and most dynamic in East Africa. The currency facilitates trade in key sectors such as agriculture, tourism, manufacturing, and services. The stability and value of the Shilling are vital for economic growth and the well-being of Kenyan citizens.

Monetary Policy and Inflation

The Central Bank of Kenya manages the Shilling, implementing monetary policies aimed at maintaining currency stability and controlling inflation. These policies are essential for fostering a favorable economic environment and encouraging investment.

The Shilling in International Trade

The Kenyan Shilling's exchange rate is crucial in international trade, especially for Kenya's exports like tea, coffee, and horticultural products. A stable exchange rate is essential for maintaining competitive export prices and attracting foreign investments.

Remittances and Economic Impact

Remittances from Kenyans living abroad, particularly in North America and Europe, are a significant source of foreign income. These funds, exchanged for Shillings, support many families and contribute to the national economy.

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Bitget crypto-to-fiat exchange data shows that the most popular Bitcoin currency pair is the BTC to KES, with for Bitcoin's currency code being BTC. Use our cryptocurrency calculator now to see how much your cryptocurrency can be exchanged for KES.

BTC to KES conversion rate trend

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In the past 1D, Bitcoin has changed -5.11% to KES. Based on the trend and price charts, Bitcoin(BTC) has changed -5.11% to KES while Kenyan Shilling(KES) has changed % to BTC in the last 24 hours.

Conversion rate comparison of various exchanges

ExchangePriceMaker / Taker FeeTradable
Bitgethot-iconBest
Sh8,201,585.36
0.0001% / 0.0004%vip-iconVIP
Binance
Sh8,198,672.57
0.1000% / 0.1000%
Yes
Coinbase Exchange
Sh8,199,542.59
0.1000% / 0.1000%
Yes
Kraken
Sh8,203,251.63
0.1000% / 0.1000%
Yes
OKX
Sh8,198,545.38
0.080% / 0.100%
Yes
Huobi
Sh8,195,238.28
0.1000% / 0.1000%
Yes
Gate.io
Sh8,198,405.46
0.1000% / 0.1000%
Yes
Bybit
Sh8,202,938.73
0.1000% / 0.1000%
Yes
KuCoin
Sh8,195,187.4
0.1000% / 0.1000%
Yes
Bitfinex
Sh8,203,760.41
0.1000% / 0.1000%
Yes
Last updated 2024/04/14 11:00:37(UTC+0)

What factors influence the conversion rate of Bitcoin to Kenyan Shilling?

Bitcoin to Kenyan Shilling is falling this week.
Bitcoin's current market price is Sh 8,159,834.04 per BTC, with a total market cap of Sh 160,603,989,659,886.62 KES based on a circulating supply of 19,682,262 BTC. The trading volume of Bitcoin has changed by +27.88% (Sh 1,706,120,248,025.58 KES) in the last 24 hours. Last trading day, BTC's trading volume was Sh 6,119,644,784,412.81.
Market cap
$1.26T
24h volume
$61.53B
Circulating supply
19.68M BTC

Conversion tables

The exchange rate of Bitcoin is decreasing.
1 BTC is currently valued at Sh 8,159,834.04 KES , which means buying 5 BTC will cost Sh 40,799,170.18 KES . Similarly, Sh1 KES can be traded for 0.{6}1226 BTC, and Sh50 KES can be converted to 0.{5}6128 BTC, excluding any platform or gas fees.
The exchange rate of 1 BTC to Kenyan Shilling has changed by -7.50% in the last 7 days. In the last 24 hours, the rate has fluctuated by -5.11%, reaching a high of 8,637,046.59 KES and a low of 7,748,666.48 KES . One month ago, the value of 1 BTC was Sh 8,564,355.98 KES , which represents a -4.73% change from its current value. Over the last year, Bitcoin has changed by
+Sh
467,663.44KES
, resulting in a change of +110.68% in its value.

BTC to KES

Amount
11:37 am today
0.5 BTC
Sh4,079,917.02
1 BTC
Sh8,159,834.04
5 BTC
Sh40,799,170.18
10 BTC
Sh81,598,340.37
50 BTC
Sh407,991,701.83
100 BTC
Sh815,983,403.66
500 BTC
Sh4,079,917,018.29
1000 BTC
Sh8,159,834,036.58

KES to BTC

Amount11:37 am today
0.5KES0.{7}6128  BTC
1KES0.{6}1226  BTC
5KES0.{6}6128  BTC
10KES0.{5}1226  BTC
50KES0.{5}6128  BTC
100KES0.{4}1226  BTC
500KES0.{4}6128  BTC
1000KES0.0001226  BTC
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Today vs. 24 hours ago

Amount11:37 am today24 hours ago24h change
0.5 BTC$32,075.83$33,803.23
-5.11%
1 BTC$64,151.66$67,606.46
-5.11%
5 BTC$320,758.28$338,032.3
-5.11%
10 BTC$641,516.56$676,064.6
-5.11%
50 BTC$3,207,582.8$3,380,323
-5.11%
100 BTC$6,415,165.6$6,760,646
-5.11%
500 BTC$32,075,828$33,803,230
-5.11%
1000 BTC$64,151,656$67,606,460
-5.11%

Today vs. 1 month ago

Amount11:37 am today1 month ago1M change
0.5 BTC$32,075.83$33,665.98
-4.73%
1 BTC$64,151.66$67,331.96
-4.73%
5 BTC$320,758.28$336,659.8
-4.73%
10 BTC$641,516.56$673,319.6
-4.73%
50 BTC$3,207,582.8$3,366,598
-4.73%
100 BTC$6,415,165.6$6,733,196
-4.73%
500 BTC$32,075,828$33,665,980
-4.73%
1000 BTC$64,151,656$67,331,960
-4.73%

Today vs. 1 year ago

Amount11:37 am today1 year ago1Y change
0.5 BTC$32,075.83$15,237.47
+110.68%
1 BTC$64,151.66$30,474.94
+110.68%
5 BTC$320,758.28$152,374.7
+110.68%
10 BTC$641,516.56$304,749.41
+110.68%
50 BTC$3,207,582.8$1,523,747.05
+110.68%
100 BTC$6,415,165.6$3,047,494.1
+110.68%
500 BTC$32,075,828$15,237,470.5
+110.68%
1000 BTC$64,151,656$30,474,941
+110.68%

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