29 January 2010
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Q.How many countries use the Euro
A.There are presently 16 member countries in the Eurozone. The Eurozone is a currency union, including all the EU countries which have adopted the euro.
Q.First countries to adopt euro?
A.In 1999, 11 countries adopted the Euro at its inception Austria, Belgium, Holland, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain.
Q.Currency of Holland before euro?
A.Prior to the euro, the Dutch currency was the guilder. They were among the first 11 EU countries establishing the euro currency zone on 1 Jan 1999.