Country and Currency Information

Eurozone
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Time Zone (GMT):+0 to +2
Population:Combined: 332,839,084
Eurozone Information:Euro Member States: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain

Also: Andorra, Monaco, Montenegro, San Marino & Vatican City
Currency:Euro = 100 cents
Currency Code:EUR
Banknote Denominations:5 / 10 / 20 / 50 / 100 / 200 / 500
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:5
Additional Information:The Europa series is the second series of Euro banknotes starting with the 5 Euro in 2013, 10 Euro in 2014, 20 Euro in 2015 and 50 Euro in 2017. The 100 Euro and 200 Euro banknotes of the Europa series are planned to be introduced in 2018 when issuance of the 500 Euro will be stopped. 500 Euro notes cannot be purchased from British Bureau de Changes

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

France
Friday 23 February 2018 10:02am
Summary - removal of information on strike action on 22 February

Greece
Wednesday 21 February 2018 5:43pm
Summary – removal of information on the closure of Mykonos international airport

Montenegro
Friday 23 February 2018 2:04pm
Summary – in the early hours of 22 February there was a grenade attack on the US embassy compound premises in Podgorica. The attacker died at the scene, there were no other casualties. The Montenegrin authorities investigation into the incident is ongoing. Roads around the US embassy may remain affected for the time being; you should follow the advice of the local authorities

(This information was still current on the GOV.UK website 22 minutes ago)


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