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Euro coins What is the euro?

The euro is a new kind of money. Twelve countries in Europe now use it instead of their own separate money.

The euro was introduced in 2002. It meant that traditional European Union currencies like the French franc disappeared.

Euroland, or the eurozone is what people call the 12 EU countries who use the euro.

Which countries use it?

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
  • Portugal

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