Euro, the European currency

Euro - Get accustomed to the European currency

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On 1 January 2002, along with 11 other Member States of the European Union, France adopted the eurocurrency. These notes and coins can therefore be used in any country belonging to the euro zone: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia ans Spain.

  • €1 is made up of 100 centimes or cents.
  • Notes: €5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200.
  • Coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 centimes, as well as €1 and 2€.