Currencies and countries

The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 132612 search inquires.

Selected term: Guadeloupe
Explanation: Official name: Department of Guadeloupe. Monetary unit: 1 French franc (F) = 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$ 5582  11.07%
NUr$ 5582  11.07%
SKr 4621  9.17%
RO 3427  6.80%
Ptas 2771  5.50%
CFA Franc 2255  4.47%
FKr 2214  4.39%
Euro 2149  4.26%
Fmk 2126  4.22%
Czechoslovakia 2056  4.08%
Saudi Arabia 1993  3.95%
Mexico 1864  3.70%
Greece 1813  3.60%
Spain 1773  3.52%
Hungary 1741  3.45%
Republic of China 1720  3.41%
Brazil 1717  3.41%
Continental dollars 1708  3.39%
gilder 1701  3.37%
Japan 1585  3.14%