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Hungarian Forint (HUF) Profile

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Ft

Subunit: 
1/100, Fillér (discontinued)
Coins freq used: 
5 Ft, 10 Ft, 20 Ft, 50 Ft, 100 Ft, 200 Ft
Coins rarely used: 
 
Banknotes freq used: 
500 Ft, 1000 Ft, 2000 Ft, 5000 Ft, 10000 Ft, 20000 Ft
Banknotes rarely used: 
 
Central bank: 
Hungarian National Bank (www.mnb.hu)
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Hungarian forint users

Hungarian Forint is the currency of Hungary which is a Central European country.

Hungary joined the European Union in 2004 and may seek to adopt euro as their currency instead of Hungarian Forint in the near future, depending on its economic situation. 

Hungarian forint history

The forint’s name is from the Italian city of Florence. Hungarian Forint was issued in 1946 and replaced the old hyperinflation currency pengő at a rate of 1 forint = 4×1029 pengő

Hungarian forint coins and banknotes

Hungarian Forint is divided into 100 fillér but fillér coins are no longer in circulation. Now frequently used coins are from 5 forint. They are 5,10,20,50,100,200 forint. Banknotes in circulation are 500, 1000, 20000, 5000, 10000, 20000 forint.