What is the currency in Portugal?

What is the currency in Portugal?

Since 1999, Portugal has been part of the Eurozone, so the national currency of Portugal is the euros. Up until 2002, the Portuguese Escudo was available.

One euro is made up of 100 cents.

Notes come in seven different denominations: 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 euros. There are eight coins: 2 and 1 euros, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2, 1 cents.

Portugal shares its official currency with 15 other countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxemburg, Malta, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain.

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