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1. See Table at currency.
2. The primary unit of currency in Slovakia before the adoption of the euro.

[Czech and Slovak, from Latin corōna, crown; see crown.]
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(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, divided into 100 hellers
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(ˈkɔr əˌnɑ)

n., pl.
ko•run (ˈkɔr un)
the basic monetary unit of the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
[1925–30; < Czech < Latin corōna a crown, wreath; see corona]
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Noun1.koruna - the basic unit of money in Slovakiakoruna - the basic unit of money in Slovakia
Slovakian monetary unit - monetary unit in Slovakia
2.koruna - the basic unit of money in Czech Republic
Czech monetary unit - monetary unit in Czech Republic
haler, heller - 100 halers equal 1 koruna in Czech Republic
haler, heller - 100 halers equal 1 koruna Slovakia
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Tomas Holub said that the Czech koruna's slow appreciation is allowing policy makers to raise interest rates faster because the currency is not delivering the monetary tightening that the economy needs.
Euro _______________________________ 1.15 Australian Dollar_________________ 1.69 Bulgarian Lev ___________________ 2.21 Canadian Dollar __________________ 1.66 Croatian Kuna ___________________ 8.63 Czech Koruna _________________ 30.75 Egyptian Pound ________________ 10.07 Hungarian Forint_____________ 348.87 New Zealand Dollar _____________ 1.82 Polish Zloty _____________________ 4.69 South African Rand____________ 16.37 Swiss Franc _______________________ 1.39 Thai Baht ______________________ 46.28 Turkish Lira______________________ 3.28 UAE Dirham______________________ 5.41 U.S Dollar _________________________1.49
Australian Dollar 1.74 Bulgarian Lev 2.22 Canadian Dollar 1.76 Croatian Kuna 8.67 Czech Koruna 30.82 Egyptian Pound 10.49 Euro 1.21 Hungarian Forint 347.39 NZ Dollar 1.84 Polish Zloty 4.74 S African Rand 16.74 Swiss Franc 1.42 Thai Baht 50.60 Turkish Lira 3.45 UAE Dirham 5.82 US Dollar 1.61
Reputable Czech producers sell liquor worth 15 million koruna (604,000 euros, $786,000) a day, or 5.5 billion koruna a year, according to the Czech association of spirits makers and importers.
PRAGUE, Ramadan 18, 1432, Aug 18, 2011, SPA -- The Czech football federation has fined top-division club Olomouc four million koruna ($235,350) and deducted competition points for match-fixing, AP reported.
Peshawar, June 01, 2011 (Frontier Star): To ensure access to clean drinking water to the community of Gula Jan Koruna, the Political Administration has constructed a drinking water supply system.
By PESHAWAR, May 28, 2011 (Balochistan Times): In order to overcome the shortage of drinking water supply for the communities living in Hezbollah Koruna, Pir Thangi, Inzer Gul Kach and Zahid Koruna Mazatoon in FR Tank, the FR Tank Political Administration has constructed three drinking water supply systems to provide some 8, 000 individuals of these areas with access to potable water at their doorsteps.
The latest exchange rates from Travelex show anyone buying euros, US dollars or the Czech koruna will get more for their money.
Singer said that the koruna is returning to a 'long-term' strengthening trend and that there is no need to manipulate its strength.
"At least, 20 militants were killed and 10-15 others injured in Badi Koruna, Zarif Koruna, Shno Ghundai, Ayeshakor areas of Shabqadar," Capital City Police Officer Mohammad Suleman said on Friday.
Double price displays became mandatory a week ago in Slovakia in the run-up to the introduction of the euro on 1 January next year and the demise of the Slovak koruna. But there have been a few late starters: "Services in particular have been experiencing problems.