List of Countries and their Currency

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List of Countries and their Currency

There are over 195 countries in the world and seven continents such as Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America and Antarctica. Each country is different with its own history, architecture, struggles, culture and political identity. One thing that invariably is common amongst all countries is the use of money as a medium of exchange. All countries irrespective of whether they are small or big, landlocked or island-based, rich or poor, have a specific currency used for all monetary transactions. In this blog, let’s take a tour around the world and look at the list of countries and their currency! 

Asia: Countries & their Currencies

countries & their currency in aisa
Source: Belt and Road News

Here is the list of some countries of Asia with their currency-

AfghanistanAfghan Afghani (AFN)؋
BangladeshBangladeshi Taka (BDT)
Bhutan Bhutanese Ngultrum (BTN)Nu
CambodiaCambodian Riel (KHR)
ChinaChinese Renminbi Yuan (CNY)¥
IndiaIndian Rupee (INR)
IsraelIsrael Shekel (ILS)
JapanJapanese Yen (JPY)¥, 円, 圓
KuwaitKuwaiti Dinar (KWD)د.ك
LaosLao Kip (LAK)₭, ₭N
MalaysiaMalaysian Ringgit (MYR)RM
NepalNepalese Rupee (NPR)रू
North KoreaNorth Korean Won (KPW)
PhilippinesPhilippine Peso (PHP)
South KoreaSouth Korean Won (KRW)
United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates Dirham (AED)د.إ

Africa: Countries & their Currencies

Source: Pinterest

Here is the list of countries of Africa with their currency-

Algeria Dinar (DZD)دج
Benin CFA Franc (XOF)CFA
Burkina Faso CFA Franc (BCEAO XOF)CFA
Cameroon CFA Franc (BEAC XAF)FCFA
Cape Verde Cape Verde Escudo (CVE)$, Esc
DR CongoFranc (CDF)FC
DjiboutiDjibouti Franc (DJF)Fdj
EgyptPound (EGP)£, E£, ج.م, and L.E
Ethiopia Birr (ETB)Br, ብር
Kenya Shillings (KES)/-, /=, K, Ksh
Libya Dinar (LYD)Dirham
Mauritius Rupees (MUR)
Nigeria Naira (NGN)
South Africa Rand (ZAR)R
Uganda Shillings (UGX)USh

Europe: Country & their Currencies

Source: Pinterest

Here is the list of some countries of Europe with their currency-

AlbaniaAlbanian lek (ALL)L
ArmeniaArmenian dram (AMD)֏
AustriaEuropean euro (EUR)   
BelgiumEuropean euro (EUR)
CroatiaCroatian kuna (HRK)kn
DenmarkDanish krone (DKK)Kr.
FranceEuropean euro (EUR)
FinlandEuropean euro (EUR)
Gibraltar (UK)Gibraltar pound (GIP)£
GreeceEuropean euro (EUR)
IcelandIcelandic krona (ISK)kr, Íkr
IrelandEuropean euro (EUR)
MaltaEuropean euro (EUR)
MoldovaMoldovan leu (MDL)L
LuxembourgEuropean euro (EUR)
PolandPolish zloty (PLN)
PortugalEuropean euro (EUR)
Russia Russian Ruble (RUB) 
SpainSpanish Peseta (EPS)Pt
SerbiaSerbian dinar (RSD)din
SloveniaEuropean euro (EUR)
TurkeyTurkish Lira (TRY)
United KingdomPound Sterling (GBP)£

North America: Countries & their Currencies

north america
Source: DreamsTime

Here is the list of some countries of North America with their currency-

Anguilla (UK)East Caribbean dollar (XCD)$
BahamasBahamian dollar (BSD)$
BarbadosBarbadian dollar (BBD)$
Bermuda (UK)Bermudian dollar (BMD)$
British Virgin Islands (UK)United States dollar (USD)$
CanadaCanadian dollar (CAD)$
Costa RicaCosta Rican colon (CRC)
CubaCuban peso (CUP)$, $MN, or ₱
DominicaEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)$
Greenland (Denmark)Danish krone (DKK)Kr.
JamaicaJamaican dollar (JMD)$
Martinique (France)European euro (EUR)
MexicoMexican peso (MXN)MX$
PanamaUnited States dollar (USD)$
Puerto Rico (USA)United States dollar (USD)$
United States of AmericaUnited States dollar (USD)$

South America: Countries & their Currencies

Here is the list of countries of South America with their currency

countries and their currencies in south america
Source: Pinterest
ArgentinaArgentine peso (ARS)$
BoliviaBolivian boliviano (BOB)Bs
BrazilBrazilian real (BRL)R$
ChileChilean peso (CLP)$
ColombiaColombian peso (COP)$
EcuadorUnited States dollar (USD)$
Falkland Islands (UK)Falkland Islands pound (FKP)£
GuyanaGuyanese dollar (GYD)$
ParaguayParaguayan guarani (PYG)
PeruPeruvian sol (PEN)S/
South Georgia Island (UK)Pound sterling (GBP)£
SurinameSurinamese dollar (SRD)$
UruguayUruguayan peso (UYU)$
VenezuelaVenezuelan bolivar (VES)Bs
South Georgia Island (UK)Pound sterling (GBP)£

Australia: Countries & their Currencies

australia and oceania continent
Source: Pinterest

Here is the list of some countries of Australia with their currency-

American Samoa (USA)United States dollar (USD)$
AustraliaAustralian dollar (AUD)$
FijiFijian dollar (FJD)$
French Polynesia (France)CFP franc (XPF)
Guam (USA)United States dollar (USD)$
KiribatiAustralian dollar (AUD)$
Marshall IslandsUnited States dollar (USD)$
Nauru  Australian dollar (AUD)$
New ZealandNew Zealand dollar (NZD)$
Niue (New Zealand)New Zealand dollar (NZD)$
PalauUnited States dollar (USD)$
Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinean kina (PGK)K
SamoaSamoan tala (WST)SAT, ST, T, WS$
Wake Island (USA)United States dollar (USD)$
Tokelau (New Zealand)New Zealand dollar (NZD)$

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