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What is 550 crores in millions and billions?

Lakhs and crores are units of the Indian numbering system commonly used throughout the Indian subcontinent. Crores are equivalent to "hundreds of lakhs" and are grouped accordingly when represented numerically. For example, 2 crores would be represented as 200 lakhs or 2,00,00,000. It can also be abbreviated to 2 cr.

1 crore (or 100 lakhs) is equivalent to 10 million. Hence, 100 crores is the same as 1,000 million or 1 billion.

550 crores (or 55000 lakhs) is equal to 5500 million (5.5 billion).

Convert crores to millions/billions:
Currency converter (from Indian rupees)
  • 5,500,000,000 INR is equal to 78,870,000 USD @ 69.74 Indian rupees to 1 US dollar.
  • 5,500,000,000 INR is equal to 70,510,000 EUR @ 78 Indian rupees to 1 Euro.
  • 5,500,000,000 INR is equal to 63,030,000 GBP @ 87.26 Indian rupees to 1 British pound.
  • 5,500,000,000 INR is equal to 105,875,000 CAD @ 51.95 Indian rupees to 1 Canadian dollar.
  • 5,500,000,000 INR is equal to 115,280,000 AUD @ 47.71 Indian rupees to 1 Australian dollar.
Currency converter (to Indian rupees)
  • 5,500,000,000 USD is equal to 383,542,538,354 INR @ 69.74 Indian rupees to 1 US dollar.
  • 5,500,000,000 EUR is equal to 429,017,160,686 INR @ 78 Indian rupees to 1 Euro.
  • 5,500,000,000 GBP is equal to 479,930,191,972 INR @ 87.26 Indian rupees to 1 British pound.
  • 5,500,000,000 CAD is equal to 285,714,285,714 INR @ 51.95 Indian rupees to 1 Canadian dollar.
  • 5,500,000,000 AUD is equal to 262,404,580,153 INR @ 47.71 Indian rupees to 1 Australian dollar.

Etymology of crore

Crore (100 lakhs or ten million) comes from the Sanskrit koti (कोटि) and Prakrit krodi. It is also pronounced karor, karod, koti, kodi, etc. in various Indian languages. The word (or a variant) has also spread to Arabic, Persian, and Pashto. The spread of Buddhism has also introduced it to Thai, Japanese, Chinese, Tagalog, and other East Asian languages.