# Crore

A **crore** (/krɔːr/; abbreviated **cr**), **kodi**, **khokha**, **karod**, **karor**, or **koti** denotes ten million (10,000,000 or 10^{7} in scientific notation) and is equal to 100 lakh in the Indian numbering system. It is written as **1,00,00,000** with the local **2,2,3** style of digit group separators (one lakh is equal to one hundred thousand, and is written as 1,00,000).^{[1]}

## Money

Large amounts of money in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal are often written in terms of *crore*. For example (one hundred and fifty million) is written as "fifteen *crore* rupees", "15 crore" or "Rs 15 crore".^{[1]} In the abbreviated form, usage such as "₹15 cr" (for "15 *crore* rupees") is common.^{[2]}

Trillions (in the short scale) of money are often written or spoken of in terms of *lakh crore*. For example, *one trillion rupees* is equivalent to:^{[citation needed]}

*One lakh crore rupees*- ₹1 lakh crore
- ₹10
^{5+7} - ₹10
^{12} - ₹10,00,00,00,00,000 in Indian notation
- ₹1,000,000,000,000 in Western notation

The word *crore* derives from the Prakrit word *kroḍi*, which in turn comes from the Sanskrit *koṭi* (कोटि),^{[3]} denoting ten million in the Indian numbering system, which has separate terms for most powers of ten from 10^{0} up to 10^{19}. The *crore* is known by various regional names.^{[citation needed]}

## See also

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- Bollywood 100 Crore Club
- Hebdo-
- Lakh
- Myriad (10,000)
- Names of large numbers
- Names of numbers in English
- Nepalese rupee

## References

- ^
^{a}^{b}"Knowing our Numbers".*Department of School Education And Literacy*. National Repository of Open Educational Resources. Retrieved 13 February 2016. **^**Posamentier, Alfred S.; Poole, Peter (23 March 2020).*Understanding Mathematics Through Problem Solving*. World Scientific. ISBN 978-981-4663-69-4.**^***Oxford English Dictionary*, 1st ed., 1893,*s.v.*'crore'

## Sources

- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911).
*Encyclopædia Britannica*(11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. .