100 lakh in the Indian numbering system (10 million)

A **crore** (; abbreviated **cr**) 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]}

It is widely used both in official and other contexts in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. It is often used in Bangladeshi, Indian, Pakistani, and Sri Lankan English.

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Money

Large amounts of money in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan are often written in terms of *Koti* or *crore*. For example (one hundred and fifty million) is written as "fifteen *crore* rupees", "15 crore" or "₹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 metric 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.^{[4]}