The currency used in Haiti is called as the Gourde. This currency is denoted with the currency sign G and the ISO 4217 Code for the Haitian Gourde is HTG.
The Gourde, is the official currency of the Haiti . It is divided into 100 smaller units called centime.
The constitution of Haiti provides that the Haiti government shall have the power to print the Haitian Gourde and centime coins to be used as a legal tender in Haiti.
The Haitian Gourde bank notes and Centime coins are both designated as "legal tender" in payment of debts.
The Haitian Gourde bill uses the decimal system, consisting of 100 equal units.
The symbol G
, usually written before the numerical amount, is used for the Haitian Gourde.
Currently printed bank notes denominations are 10, 25, 50, 100, 250, 500, 1000 gourdes
and the coins are minted in the denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50 centimes, 1, 5 gourdes .