SOS to MGA

Convert Somali Shilling to Malagasy Ariary

1 SOS = 7.9353 MGA

Rule of thumb

When you are abroad and you just want to get a quick estimate, use this rule of thumb:

Multiply the amount in Somali Shilling (SOS) by 8 to get it in Malagasy Ariary (MGA)

How to convert Somali Shilling to Malagasy Ariary

Converting currencies can be done through various channels. Currency exchange services at banks or online platforms offer a straightforward solution—simply input the amount and desired currency. Online converters and ATMs also provide convenient options, while credit cards automatically handle conversions during international transactions.

How much does it cost to convert SOS to MGA

The cost of converting SOS to MGA depends on the method chosen. Exchange services may charge fees or offer slightly different rates. Online platforms and ATMs may have transaction fees, and credit cards might include foreign transaction fees. It’s essential to compare options and consider associated costs before deciding on a conversion method.

Somali Shilling to Malagasy Ariarys conversion rates

1 SOS7.94 MGA
5 SOS39.68 MGA
10 SOS79.35 MGA
20 SOS158.71 MGA
50 SOS396.76 MGA
100 SOS793.53 MGA
250 SOS1,983.82 MGA
500 SOS3,967.63 MGA
1000 SOS7,935.27 MGA
2000 SOS15,870.54 MGA
5000 SOS39,676.34 MGA
10000 SOS79,352.68 MGA
1 MGA0.13 SOS
5 MGA0.63 SOS
10 MGA1.26 SOS
20 MGA2.52 SOS
50 MGA6.30 SOS
100 MGA12.60 SOS
250 MGA31.50 SOS
500 MGA63.01 SOS
1000 MGA126.02 SOS
2000 MGA252.04 SOS
5000 MGA630.10 SOS
10000 MGA1,260.20 SOS

Top Currency Pairings for Somali Shilling


MGA to SOS

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How to transfer money? And how long does it take?

Peer-to-peer payment apps like Venmo or PayPal offer quick transactions. Wire transfers through banks are an option but can take a few days. Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin or Ethereum, provide a decentralized alternative for transferring funds globally, offering speed and some degree of anonymity.

Look out for exchange scams

Look out forDescription
Unofficial Currency ExchangesStreet individuals and kioks may offer attractive rates and/or give counterfeit currency. Use established offices for safety.
Dynamic Currency ConversionSome ATMs offer less favorable exchange rates. Opt for local currency to avoid extra fees during transactions.
Overcharging at Exchange OfficesTourist-heavy areas may charge higher fees. Compare rates and be aware of additional fees before transactions.
Fake Banknote SwitchBe cautious during exchanges to prevent scammers from switching real currency with counterfeits. Count money carefully.
Inflated CommissionsExchange offices may have hidden fees. Inquire about the total cost, including commissions, before exchanging money.
Always know exactly how the coins and notes from the currency look like. Know or ask about exchange rate and fees beforehand and count your money carefully afterwards. Look at the chart, when was the last price update? Use your calculator to verify.

Currency Information

SOS, short for Somali Shilling, is the official currency of Somalia. It is primarily used as legal tender within Somalia.

The MGA, or Malagasy Ariary, is the official currency of Madagascar. It is used as legal tender exclusively in Madagascar, making it the sole currency accepted for transactions within the country.

Cost of Living Comparison

When it comes to daily expenses, the cost of groceries and dining out plays a significant role. Here we look at the average weekly cost for basic groceries and dining out at a mid-range restaurant dinner for two people.

LocationWeekly GroceriesDining Out for Two
Somalia€50€30
Madagascar€#N/A€#N/A
All numbers in Euros for easy comparison.

Keep in mind that these figures are approximations, and actual costs can vary based on specific locations and individual choices.