As of 2014, the currency that is in use in Brazil is the real. The real was introduced in 1994 and issued at par at the time with the U.S. dollar.
In keeping with its U.S. dollar par value at the time of issuance, the real comes in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 real notes. The 1 real note is no longer printed, although it is available as a coin. The real is worth 100 Brazilian centavos, which are coins available in 1, 5, 10, 25 and 50 denominations. Since its introduction, the real has moved away from the dollar in value.Learn More
The OANDA Corporation states that the currency people use in Belgium is the euro, which replaced the Belgian franc as the official currency of the country in 2002. All countries in the Eurozone have the euro as their official currency.Full Answer >
Portugal uses the euro as its standard currency. A total of 13 European nations use euro notes and coins, which have a European graphic on one side and a national image on the other side. All 13 countries accept any form of the euro, regardless of where it originates.Full Answer >
The currency people use in Switzerland is the Swiss franc, according to XE. The currency code of the Swiss franc is CHF. The minor unit, representing one-hundredth of a franc, is called a rappen in German, a centime in French, a centesimo in Italian and a rap in Romansh.Full Answer >
The currency of Honduras is the lempira, according to GoCurrency.com. It was named after the 16th-century leader of the Lenca people, who are indigenous to Honduras and El Salvador. Lempira's image appears on the one lempira banknote and the 50 centavo piece.Full Answer >