A simple lightweight package that returns a country currency numeric symbol and also list all countries currency

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A simple lightweight zero dependency package that returns a country currency numeric symbol and can also list all countries currency.


npm install currency-symbol


const currencySymbol = require('currency-symbol');

// ES6
import currencySymbol from 'currency-symbol';

// This will return all curriencies symbol

console.log(currencySymbol.symbol("United States")); //$
// This will return '$' which is $.

console.log(currencySymbol.symbol("USD")); //$
// This will return '$' which is $.

console.log(currencySymbol.symbol("Dollar")); //$
// This will return '$' which is $.

console.log(currencySymbol.symbol("Nigeria")); //₦
// This will return '₦' which is ₦.

console.log(currencySymbol.symbol("NGN")); //₦
// This will return '₦' which is ₦.

console.log(currencySymbol.symbol("Naira")); //₦
// This will return '₦' which is ₦.

console.log(currencySymbol.symbol("GHC")); //¢
// This will return '¢' which is ¢

console.log(currencySymbol.symbol("Ghana")); //¢
// This will also return '¢' which is ¢

console.log(currencySymbol.symbol("Cedis")); //¢
// This will also return '¢' which is ¢.

* Note: the .symbol() function takes any of this arguments - Country Name, Currency Name and Currency Abbreviation and return the currency symbol.


  • When you render the numeric symbol in html it will display the symbol i.e when you render '¢' it will display ¢.


| function | argument | response | | | |-------------|-----------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|---|---| | .all() | none | it returns all currency symbol | | | | .symbol(name) | name(Country Name or Currency Name or Currency Abbreviation) | it returns a symbol for a particular country or currency .


  • It lists all symbols for all curriencies in the world.
  • it returns symbol for a particular country/currency.
  • It is lightweight and has zero dependency.


  • Fork this repositry to your account.
  • Clone your repositry: git clone
  • Create your feature branch: git checkout -b feature/feature-id/<3-4 word feature description>
  • Commit your changes: git commit -m "feature(scope): (subject) (body) (footer)"
  • Push to the remote branch: git push origin new-feature
  • Open a pull request.

  • Commit Message Convention
- scope should be something specific to the commit change e.g logo
- subject text should:
    - use present tense: "save" not "saved" or "saving"
    - not capitalize first letter i.e no "Carry to safety"
    - not end with a dot (.)
- Message body (optional) If a body is to be written, it should:
  - written in present tense.
  - include reason for change and difference in the previous behaviour

- Message Footer This should be used for referencing the issues using the following keywords: Start, Delivers, Fixes and Finishes. It should be written as:
  - [Start #345]


This project is authored by Philips Blessing and is licensed for your use, modification and distribution under the MIT license.