Hungarian Forint (HUF) Profile
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plural of forint: not used (would be forintok)
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.