Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 183652 search inquires.

Selected term: French Polynesia
Explanation: Official name: Territory of French Polynesia. Monetary unit: 1 Franc de la Comptoirs Fran?aise du Pacifique (CFPF) = 100 centimes. The Euro was launched on January 1, 1999 and became the sole legal tender on January 1, 2002. The fixed rate of exchange is 6.55957 francs to 1 Euro. Current Monetary unit: 1 Euro = 100 cents

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 7908  10.81%
NUr$ 7908  10.81%
SKr 6708  9.17%
RO 5777  7.90%
Ptas 4956  6.78%
Euro 3124  4.27%
FKr 3050  4.17%
CFA Franc 3049  4.17%
Fmk 2854  3.90%
Czechoslovakia 2846  3.89%
Saudi Arabia 2701  3.69%
Mexico 2666  3.65%
Continental dollars 2582  3.53%
Greece 2541  3.47%
Spain 2457  3.36%
Republic of China 2441  3.34%
Brazil 2439  3.33%
Hungary 2416  3.30%
gilder 2407  3.29%
Japan 2264  3.10%