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What is the official currency of France?

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The official currency of France is the euro since 1 January, 2002. The previous currency of France was the French franc. The circulation of the franc was ceased on February 17, 2002.

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The national currency of France is the euro, which was introduced in France on January 1, 2002. According to Europe-cities, nearly 58.5 million people of France use the euro as the single currency.

The previous currency of France was French Franc, the circulation of which was stopped on February 17, 2002. The euro was first introduced in France in 1999 for accounting purposes. The euro coins and banknotes were brought into circulation in 2002.

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