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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 85,764,631 USD @ 64.13 Indian rupees to 1 US dollar.
  • 5,500,000,000 INR is equal to 73,111,853 EUR @ 75.23 Indian rupees to 1 Euro.
  • 5,500,000,000 INR is equal to 65,329,122 GBP @ 84.19 Indian rupees to 1 British pound.
  • 5,500,000,000 INR is equal to 106,758,803 CAD @ 51.52 Indian rupees to 1 Canadian dollar.
  • 5,500,000,000 INR is equal to 106,566,430 AUD @ 51.61 Indian rupees to 1 Australian dollar.
Currency converter (to Indian rupees)
  • 5,500,000,000 USD is equal to 352,709,500,000 INR @ 64.13 Indian rupees to 1 US dollar.
  • 5,500,000,000 EUR is equal to 413,749,600,000 INR @ 75.23 Indian rupees to 1 Euro.
  • 5,500,000,000 GBP is equal to 463,040,050,000 INR @ 84.19 Indian rupees to 1 British pound.
  • 5,500,000,000 CAD is equal to 283,349,000,000 INR @ 51.52 Indian rupees to 1 Canadian dollar.
  • 5,500,000,000 AUD is equal to 283,860,500,000 INR @ 51.61 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.