Facts about Currencies

Pound is the national currency of which two countries?

Britain and Egypt.
The Egyptian Pound is divided into 100 piasters. It is mainly a paper currency but coins are used for fractions of the pound. Egypt’s paper money has two faces – an Arabic and an English. The Arabic side has pictures of some of the historic mosques in Egypt. The national currencies for Malta and Switzerland are Maltese Lira and Swiss Franc. That of Denmark and Norway is Krone.

R$ is the symbol of which country’s currency?

Brazil.
Since 1994, the Brazilian currency has been the Real (plural: Reais), symbol is R$. Because of the very high inflation rates, which Brazil had in the 1980s and early 1990s, the country had to change currency several times during that time.

National currency of which country also stands for rain?

Botswana.
In Botswana the word for rain, is “pula,” which is also the country’s national currency. The name is in recognition of the economic importance of rain in this desert country.
The national currency of which country is also a rock band?
China. The Renminbi or yuan is the official currency of the People’s Republic of China. New York City-based indie rock band, Renminbi first came together in early 2003.

Euro is the currency of which of the european countries?

The euro is the currency of twelve European Union countries: Belgium, Germany, Greece, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal and Finland.
Euro banknotes and coins have been in circulation since January 1, 2002.The euro was introduced to world financial markets as an accounting currency in 1999 and launched as physical coins and banknotes in 2002. The euro will be introduced in Slovenia on 1 January 2007, replacing the tolar. The euro is managed and administered by the Frankfurt-based European Central Bank (ECB) and the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) (composed of the central banks of its member states).

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One Response to Facts about Currencies

  1. Nikhil says:

    Great tid-bits for the trivia hunter in me!!

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