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Belgian Franc

   

Belgium - Belgian franc

1 Belgian franc = 100 centimes

International designation: BEF

Denomination banknotes in circulation: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500

Value of coins in circulation: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50

History

The country has a very interesting history of the monetary system, in the first place is worth to point out that the monetary system began its development with the production of its own coins.

The coins were minted throughout the country, that is, in almost every region of the country had its own coin.

Naturally coins are very beautiful and original, it attracted many, so the country's monetary system, used in the territories of other nations.

Belgium has developed rapidly and soon the country needed a more stable monetary system, we have a system that would contain more money.

The decision was made, and started to make the development of a monetary system, as well as the safety of the monetary unit.

The work was carried out just grand and in a relatively short period of time. Currency was created, we only print it, and release to production.

And after a certain amount of time the country had his own, a new monetary unit, and that was presentable and original, as well as safe.

The country has adopted a very friendly exchange, that is, it has become very popular, even some of the country took the currency to use for a name not his own.

Those efforts have been spent on the creation of paper money, were justified. Since the currency was very interesting and original appearance, as well as contain many elements of security.

Just continued to issue coins, which were very interesting, because it left some past design.

Currency in the country was in great demand, but it was modified several times since added some new security features.

Features

Currency is a little different from all others because it has so many safety features, as well as an interesting design.

Although it is worth noting that the color scheme quite boring, because almost all the notes has an identical color, make it into everyday life, some are not comfortable, but it does not prevent the currency to be so popular.

On the obverse is an image of currency political leader of the country, on the back of the artistic image of attractions and artistic values.

It is worth pointing to the same that the paper on which the manufactured currency, high quality, and integrates many elements of the defense.

The country has recently had several modifications, that's why the hands you can meet a variety of external data from a single face value.

Money has always been a sign of the country, revered and in demand, so it is worth to say that at present the country is the euro.

Additionally

On March 1, 2002 - the single European currency - the euro. 1 euro = 100 cents.

Euro, equal to 100 cents. In circulation are banknotes in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 euros, and coins in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents.

The country has a sufficiently well developed tourist industry, and this business brings to the country a big difference.

Many tourists come to relax in the country, and enjoy not only the nature but also a lot of cultural values.

Therefore, the development of tourism in the country is allocated a huge amount of money.

You can exchange money in any bank, hotel, airport or train station (to be charged an additional tax rate of less profitable night), as well as at private exchange offices (less favorable rate and fees above).