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Afghanistan
   uses the   
Afghani
afghani (AFA)
Albania
   uses the   
Lek
lek (ALL)
Algeria
   uses the   
Dinar
Algerian dinar (DZD)
American Samoa
   uses the   
Dollar
US dollar (USD)
Andorra
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR)
Angola
   uses the   
Kwanza
kwanza (AOA)
Anguilla
   uses the   
Dollar
East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Antigua and Barbuda
   uses the   
Dollar
East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Argentina
   uses the   
Peso
Argentine peso (ARS)
Armenia
   uses the   
Dram
dram (AMD)
Aruba
   uses the   
Florin
Aruban guilder/florin (AWG)
Aruba
   uses the   
Guilder
Aruban guilder/florin (AWG)
Australia
   uses the   
Dollar
Australian dollar (AUD)
Austria
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by the financial institutions of member countries; as of 1 January 2002, the euro became the only legal tender in EMU member countries, including Austria
Azerbaijan
   uses the   
Manat
Azerbaijani manat (AZM)
The Bahamas
   uses the   
Dollar
Bahamian dollar (BSD)
Bahrain
   uses the   
Dinar
Bahraini dinar (BHD)
Bangladesh
   uses the   
Taka
taka (BDT)
Barbados
   uses the   
Dollar
Barbadian dollar (BBD)
Belarus
   uses the   
Ruble
Belarusian ruble (BYB/BYR)
Belgium
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
Belize
   uses the   
Dollar
Belizean dollar (BZD)
Benin
   uses the   
Franc
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF); note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States
Bermuda
   uses the   
Dollar
Bermudian dollar (BMD)
Bhutan
   uses the   
Ngultrum
ngultrum (BTN); also Indian rupee (INR)
Bhutan
   uses the   
Rupee
Indian rupee (INR); also ngultrum (BTN)
Bolivia
   uses the   
Boliviano
boliviano (BOB)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
   uses the   
Marka
marka (BAM)
Botswana
   uses the   
Pula
pula (BWP)
Brazil
   uses the   
Real
real (BRL)
The British Virgin Islands
   uses the   
Dollar
US dollar (USD)
Brunei
   uses the   
Dollar
Bruneian dollar (BND)
Bulgaria
   uses the   
Lev
lev (BGL)
Burkina Faso
   uses the   
Franc
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF); note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States
Burundi
   uses the   
Franc
Burundi franc (BIF)
Cambodia
   uses the   
Riel
Riel (KHR). In many areas however, especially Phnom Penh and Angkor, the US dollar is the (unofficial) currency used. Riel are only used for amounts under $1.
Cameroon
   uses the   
Franc
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF); note - responsible authority is the Bank of the Central African States
Canada
   uses the   
Dollar
Canadian dollar (CAD)
Cape Verde
   uses the   
Escudo
Cape Verdean escudo (CVE)
The Cayman Islands
   uses the   
Dollar
Caymanian dollar (KYD)
The Central African Republic
   uses the   
Franc
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF); note - responsible authority is the Bank of the Central African States
Chad
   uses the   
Franc
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF); note - responsible authority is the Bank of the Central African States
Chile
   uses the   
Peso
Chilean peso (CLP)
China
   uses the   
Yuan
yuan (CNY) Also referred to as the Renminbi (RMB)
Christmas Island
   uses the   
Dollar
Australian dollar (AUD)
The Cocos (Keeling) Islands
   uses the   
Dollar
Australian dollar (AUD)
Colombia
   uses the   
Peso
Colombian peso (COP)
Comoros
   uses the   
Franc
Comoran franc (KMF)
The Cook Islands
   uses the   
Dollar
New Zealand dollar (NZD)
Costa Rica
   uses the   
Colon
Costa Rican colon (CRC)
Croatia
   uses the   
Kuna
kuna (HRK)
Côte D'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
   uses the   
Franc
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF); note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States
Cuba
   uses the   
Peso
Cuban peso (CUP) and Convertible peso (CUC)
Cyprus
   uses the   
Euro
Replaced the pound in January 2008. the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus still uses the Turkish new lira.
Cyprus
   uses the   
Lira
Turkish lira (TRL) The pound, also known as the lira was the currency of Cyprus until December 31, 2007, when the Republic of Cyprus (and Malta) adopted the euro. However, the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus used and still uses on the official level the Turkish new lira.
Czech Republic
   uses the   
Koruna
Czech koruna (CZK)
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   uses the   
Franc
Congolese franc (CDF)
Denmark
   uses the   
Krone
Danish krone (DKK)
Djibouti
   uses the   
Franc
Djiboutian franc (DJF)
Dominica
   uses the   
Dollar
East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Dominican Republic
   uses the   
Peso
Dominican peso (DOP)
East Timor
   uses the   
Dollar
US dollar (USD)
Ecuador
   uses the   
Dollar
US dollar (USD)
Egypt
   uses the   
Pound
Egyptian pound (EGP)
El Salvador
   uses the   
Dollar
US dollar (USD)
Equatorial Guinea
   uses the   
Franc
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF); note - responsible authority is the Bank of the Central African States
Eritrea
   uses the   
Nakfa
nakfa (ERN)
Estonia
   uses the   
Kroon
Estonian kroon (EEK)
Ethiopia
   uses the   
Birr
birr (ETB)
The Falkland Islands
   uses the   
Pound
Falkland pound (FKP)
The Faroe Islands
   uses the   
Krone
Danish krone (DKK)
The Federated States of Micronesia
   uses the   
Dollar
US dollar (USD)
Fiji
   uses the   
Dollar
Fijian dollar (FJD)
Finland
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
France
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
French Guiana
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR)
French Polynesia
   uses the   
Franc
Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique franc (XPF)
Gabon
   uses the   
Franc
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF); note - responsible authority is the Bank of the Central African States
Gambia
   uses the   
Dalasi
Dalasi (GMD)
The Gaza Strip
   uses the   
Shekel
new Israeli shekel (ILS)
Georgia
   uses the   
Lari
lari (GEL)
Germany
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
Ghana
   uses the   
Cedi
cedi (GHC)
Gibraltar
   uses the   
Pound
Gibraltar pound (GIP)
Greece
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
Greenland
   uses the   
Krone
Danish krone (DKK)
Grenada
   uses the   
Dollar
East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Guadeloupe
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR)
Guam
   uses the   
Dollar
US dollar (USD)
Guatemala
   uses the   
Quetzal
quetzal (GTQ), US dollar (USD), others allowed
Guernsey
   uses the   
Pound
British pound (GBP); note - there is also a Guernsey pound
Guinea-Bissau
   uses the   
Franc
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF); note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States; previously the Guinea-Bissau peso (GWP) was used
Guinea
   uses the   
Franc
Guinean franc (GNF)
Guyana
   uses the   
Dollar
Guyanese dollar (GYD)
Haiti
   uses the   
Gourde
gourde (HTG)
The Holy See (Vatican City)
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR)
Honduras
   uses the   
Lempira
lempira (HNL)
Hong Kong
   uses the   
Dollar
Hong Kong dollar (HKD)
Hungary
   uses the   
Forint
forint (HUF)
Iceland
   uses the   
Krona
Icelandic krona (ISK)
India
   uses the   
Rupee
Indian rupee (INR)
Indonesia
   uses the   
Rupiah
Indonesian rupiah (IDR)
Iran
   uses the   
Rial
Iranian rial (IRR)
Iraq
   uses the   
Dinar
New Iraqi dinar (NID) as of 22 January 2004
Ireland
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
The Isle of Man
   uses the   
Pound
British pound (GBP); note - there is also a Manx pound
Israel
   uses the   
Shekel
new Israeli shekel (ILS); note - NIS is the currency abbreviation; ILS is the International Organization for Standarization (ISO) code for the NIS
Italy
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
Jamaica
   uses the   
Dollar
Jamaican dollar (JMD)
Japan
   uses the   
Yen
yen (JPY)
Jersey
   uses the   
Pound
British pound (GBP); note - there is also a Jersey pound
Jordan
   uses the   
Dinar
Jordanian dinar (JOD)
Kazakhstan
   uses the   
Tenge
tenge (KZT)
Kenya
   uses the   
Shilling
Kenyan shilling (KES)
Kiribati
   uses the   
Dollar
Australian dollar (AUD)
Kuwait
   uses the   
Dinar
Kuwaiti dinar (KD)
Kyrgyzstan
   uses the   
Som
Kyrgyzstan Som (KGS)
Laos
   uses the   
Kip
kip (LAK)
Latvia
   uses the   
Lat
Latvian lat (LVL)
Lebanon
   uses the   
Pound
Lebanese pound (LBP)
Lesotho
   uses the   
Loti
loti (LSL); also South African rand (ZAR)
Lesotho
   uses the   
Rand
South African rand (ZAR) ; also loti (LSL)
Liberia
   uses the   
Dollar
Liberian dollar (LRD)
Libya
   uses the   
Dinar
Libyan dinar (LYD)
Liechtenstein
   uses the   
Franc
Swiss franc (CHF)
Lithuania
   uses the   
Litas
litas (LTL)
Luxembourg
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
Macau
   uses the   
Pataca
pataca (MOP)
Macedonia
   uses the   
Denar
Macedonian denar (MKD)
Madagascar
   uses the   
Ariary
Madagascar ariary (MGA)
Malawi
   uses the   
Kwacha
Malawian kwacha (MWK)
Malaysia
   uses the   
Ringgit
ringgit (MYR)
Maldives
   uses the   
Rufiyaa
rufiyaa (MVR)
Mali
   uses the   
Franc
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF); note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States
Malta
   uses the   
Euro
Replaced the Maltese lira (MTL) in January 2008.
The Marshall Islands
   uses the   
Dollar
US dollar (USD)
Martinique
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR)
Mauritania
   uses the   
Ouguiya
ouguiya (MRO)
Mauritius
   uses the   
Rupee
Mauritian rupee (MUR)
Mayotte
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR)
Mexico
   uses the   
Peso
Mexican peso (MXN)
Moldova
   uses the   
Leu
Moldovan leu (MDL)
Monaco
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR)
Mongolia
   uses the   
Togrog
togrog/tugrik (MNT)
Montenegro
   uses the   
Euro
Montserrat
   uses the   
Dollar
East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Morocco
   uses the   
Dirham
Moroccan dirham (MAD)
Mozambique
   uses the   
Metical
metical (MZM)
Myanmar
   uses the   
Kyat
kyat (MMK)
Namibia
   uses the   
Dollar
Namibian dollar (NAD); also South African rand (ZAR)
Namibia
   uses the   
Rand
South African rand (ZAR); also Namibian dollar (NAD)
Nauru
   uses the   
Dollar
Australian dollar (AUD)
Nepal
   uses the   
Rupee
Nepalese rupee (NPR)
Netherlands Antilles
   uses the   
Guilder
Netherlands Antillean guilder (ANG)
Netherlands
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
New Caledonia
   uses the   
Franc
Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique franc (XPF)
New Zealand
   uses the   
Dollar
New Zealand dollar (NZD)
Nicaragua
   uses the   
Gold Cordoba
gold cordoba (NIO)
Niger
   uses the   
Franc
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF); note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States
Nigeria
   uses the   
Naira
naira (NGN)
Niue
   uses the   
Dollar
New Zealand dollar (NZD)
Norfolk Island
   uses the   
Dollar
Australian dollar (AUD)
The Northern Mariana Islands
   uses the   
Dollar
US dollar (USD)
North Korea
   uses the   
Won
North Korean won (KPW)
Norway
   uses the   
Krone
Norwegian krone (NOK)
Oman
   uses the   
Rial
Omani rial (OMR)
Pakistan
   uses the   
Rupee
Pakistani rupee (PKR)
Palau
   uses the   
Dollar
US dollar (USD)
Panama
   uses the   
Balboa
balboa (PAB); US dollar (USD)
Papua New Guinea
   uses the   
Kina
kina (PGK)
Paraguay
   uses the   
Guarani
guarani (PYG)
Peru
   uses the   
Nuevo Sol
nuevo sol (PEN)
Philippines
   uses the   
Peso
Philippine peso (PHP)
The Pitcairn Islands
   uses the   
Dollar
New Zealand dollar (NZD)
Poland
   uses the   
Zloty
zloty (PLN)
Portugal
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
Puerto Rico
   uses the   
Dollar
US dollar (USD)
Qatar
   uses the   
Rial
Qatari rial (QAR)
The Republic of the Congo
   uses the   
Franc
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF); note - responsible authority is the Bank of the Central African States
Reunion
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR)
Romania
   uses the   
Leu
leu (ROL)
Russia
   uses the   
Ruble
Russian ruble (RUR)
Rwanda
   uses the   
Franc
Rwandan franc (RWF)
Saint Helena
   uses the   
Pound
Saint Helenian pound (SHP)
Saint Kitts and Nevis
   uses the   
Dollar
East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Saint Lucia
   uses the   
Dollar
East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
   uses the   
Dollar
East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Samoa
   uses the   
Tala
tala (SAT)
Sao Tome and Principe
   uses the   
Dobra
dobra (STD)
Saudi Arabia
   uses the   
Riyal
Saudi riyal (SAR)
Senegal
   uses the   
Franc
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF); note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States
Serbia
   uses the   
Dinar
New Yugoslav dinar (YUM);
Seychelles
   uses the   
Rupee
Seychelles rupee (SCR)
Sierra Leone
   uses the   
Leone
leone (SLL)
Singapore
   uses the   
Dollar
Singapore dollar (SGD)
Slovakia
   uses the   
Euro
From 1.1.09. The 16th member of the EU to adopt the currency Euro. Previously the Slovak koruna (SKK)
Slovenia
   uses the   
Euro
Previous currency was the tolar
San Marino
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR)
The Solomon Islands
   uses the   
Dollar
Solomon Islands dollar (SBD)
Somalia
   uses the   
Shilling
Somali shilling (SOS)
South Africa
   uses the   
Rand
rand (ZAR)
South Korea
   uses the   
Won
South Korean won (KRW)
Spain
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by the financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions with the member countries
Sri Lanka
   uses the   
Rupee
Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)
Sudan
   uses the   
Dinar
Sudanese dinar (SDD)
Suriname
   uses the   
Dollar
Surinam dollar (SRD)
Svalbard
   uses the   
Krone
Norwegian krone (NOK)
Swaziland
   uses the   
Lilangeni
lilangeni (SZL)
Sweden
   uses the   
Krona
Swedish krona (SEK)
Switzerland
   uses the   
Franc
Swiss franc (CHF)
Syria
   uses the   
Pound
Syrian pound (SYP)
Taiwan
   uses the   
Dollar
new Taiwan dollar (TWD)
Tajikistan
   uses the   
Somoni
Tanzania
   uses the   
Shilling
Tanzanian shilling (TZS)
Thailand
   uses the   
Baht
baht (THB)
Togo
   uses the   
Franc
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF); note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States
Tokelau
   uses the   
Dollar
New Zealand dollar (NZD)
Tonga
   uses the   
Pa'anga
pa'anga (TOP)
Trinidad and Tobago
   uses the   
Dollar
Trinidad and Tobago dollar (TTD)
Tunisia
   uses the   
Dinar
Tunisian dinar (TND)
Turkey
   uses the   
Lira
Turkish lira (TRL), New Turkish lira (YTL) after 1 January 2005
Turkmenistan
   uses the   
Manat
Turkmen manat (TMM)
The Turks and Caicos Islands
   uses the   
Dollar
US dollar (USD)
Tuvalu
   uses the   
Dollar
Australian dollar (AUD); note - there is also a Tuvaluan dollar
Uganda
   uses the   
Shilling
Ugandan shilling (UGX)
Ukraine
   uses the   
Hryvnia
hryvnia (UAH)
The United Arab Emirates
   uses the   
Dirham
Emirati dirham (AED)
The United Kingdom
   uses the   
Pound
British pound (GBP)
Uruguay
   uses the   
Peso
Uruguayan peso (UYU)
The U.S.A.
   uses the   
Dollar
US dollar (USD)
Uzbekistan
   uses the   
Sum
Uzbekistani sum (UZS)
Vanuatu
   uses the   
Vatu
vatu (VUV)
Venezuela
   uses the   
Bolivar
bolivar (VEB)
Vietnam
   uses the   
Dong
dong (VND)
The Virgin Islands
   uses the   
Dollar
US dollar (USD)
Wallis and Futuna
   uses the   
Franc
Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique franc (XPF)
The West Bank
   uses the   
Dinar
Jordanian dinar (JOD) ; also new Israeli shekel (ILS)
The West Bank
   uses the   
Shekel
new Israeli shekel (ILS); also Jordanian dinar (JOD)
Western Sahara
   uses the   
Dirham
Moroccan dirham (MAD)
Yemen
   uses the   
Rial
Yemeni rial (YER)
Zambia
   uses the   
Kwacha
Zambian kwacha (ZMK)
Zimbabwe
   uses the   
Dollar
Zimbabwean dollar (ZWD)


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