The Pound Sterling is currently the official currency of the United Kingdom, the Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man. It is also unofficially used by Uganda, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Botswana, Rwanda and Tanzania. Its origins are unclear, as it evolved from a multitude of other currencies, but some sources say it originated as far back as the 8th century. The Pound Sterling is administered by the Bank of England, and is usually abbreviated to ‘GBP’ or ‘£’.
The GBP can be carried by easily converting Indian Rupees to Pound Sterling in the form of currency notes, forex cards and traveller’s cheques. The commonly-used denominations of Pound Sterling banknotes are £5, £10, £20, and £50, and all these denominations are available for purchase in India.
The Pound Sterling is very commonly used in international foreign exchange transactions, and it is effortlessly available in India. In fact, it contributed an amount as large as 11.8%* of the global foreign exchange market turnover as recently as 2013, making it the 4th most-traded currency in the world. DoorstepForex.com offers the best foreign exchange rates for the Pound Sterling, whether you’re buying or selling, across all the major cities of India. The universality and strength of the Pound Sterling makes it a popular choice for most travellers and we can help you get it at the best rates and also gives you a chance to avail various exclusive forex offers. And, when you’re back from your UK tour, you can rest assured that DoorstepForex.com will offer you the best rates to sell back your remaining Pounds Sterling and convert GBP to INR as well!
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