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Selected title: Brazil
Explanation: Official name: Federative Republic of Brazil. Monetary unit: 1 cruzeiro (Cr$) = 100 centavos, 1 cruzado (CR$) = 1,000 cruzeiros (Cr$), introduced February 28, 1986, at a rate of 1 cruzado (CR$) = 1,000 old cruzeiros (Cr$); 1 New cruzado (NCZ$) = 100 centavos, the New cruzado replacing the original at a rate of 1,000 old to one New was introduced on January 15, 1989; 1 cruzeiro (Cr$) = 100 centavos, cruzeiro replaced the New cruzado at the rate of one to one on March 16, 1990. 1 cruzeiro real = 100 centavos. The cruzeiro real replaced the cruzeiro (Cr$) at the rate of 1,000 cruzeiro to 1 cruzeiro real on August 2, 1993. The real replaced the cruzeiro real on July 1, 1994 at the rate of 2,750 cruzeiro real to 1 real (a rate par to the U.S. $ on that date). Current Monetary unit: 1 real = 100 centavos

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