A larger monetary unit
. It is equal to 5 Malagasy franc
s. It was a pre-colonial name later adopted in parallel to the franc currency. In July 2003 President Marc Ravalomanana
announced that the name of the franc
would be scrapped, and the new currency would become 5 iraimbilanja
= 1 ariary. Banknotes of 2000, 5000, and 10 000 ariary are being issued.
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