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.

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Belgium
Monday 9 December 2019 5:11pm
Summary - updated information on likely disruption of Eurostar rail services between 5 and 12 December (inclusive)

France
Sunday 8 December 2019 4:34pm
Summary - Removal of information on protests on Saturday 7 December

Luxembourg
Tuesday 10 December 2019 10:07am
Summary and Terrorism section – updated information and advice about the threat from terrorism reflecting a decreased threat

Netherlands
Monday 9 December 2019 5:11pm
Summary - addition of information on the likely disruption of Eurostar rail services between 5 December and 12 December (inclusive)

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