Countries That Use The Euro

The euro is a form of currency that is used throughout the European Union. A total of 19 member states and a handful of EU territories use this form of currency. Other nations throughout Europe also use the euro.

The euro is the second-most traded currency in the foreign exchange market, falling only behind the United States dollar. In 2018, it is estimated that about 343 million Europeans use this form of currency. The euro has the highest value of notes and coins in circulation out of all of the currencies in the world.

The euro was officially named in 1995, and it was introduced as an accounting currency in 1999. It wasn’t until 2002 when physical banknotes and coins entered circulation and a few months later, it replaced former currencies.

Flag Name Area Population 2018 Growth Rate
Germany357,114 km²82,293,4570.22%
France551,695 km²65,233,2710.39%
Italy301,336 km²59,290,969-0.12%
Spain505,992 km²46,397,4520.09%
Netherlands41,850 km²17,084,4590.28%
Belgium30,528 km²11,498,5190.61%
Greece131,990 km²11,142,161-0.16%
Portugal92,090 km²10,291,196-0.37%
Austria83,871 km²8,751,8200.19%
Finland338,424 km²5,542,5170.35%
Slovakia49,037 km²5,449,8160.04%
Ireland70,273 km²4,803,7480.88%
Lithuania65,300 km²2,876,475-0.48%
Slovenia20,273 km²2,081,2600.06%
Latvia64,559 km²1,929,938-1.01%
Estonia45,227 km²1,306,788-0.22%
Cyprus9,251 km²1,189,0850.81%
Montenegro13,812 km²629,2190.04%
Luxembourg2,586 km²590,3211.18%
Malta316 km²432,0890.29%
Andorra468 km²76,953-0.02%
Monaco2.02 km²38,8970.52%
San Marino61 km²33,5570.47%
Vatican City0.44 km²8011.14%