The Brazilian real is the currency of Brazil. Our records show the Brazilian real is the 11th most traded currency with us. The banknotes have both a paper banknote and polymer (plastic) banknote series in circulation. The Brazilian Central Bank (BCB) is responsible for issuing the Brazilian banknotes.
The Brazilian real is one of the strongest currencies in Latin America. Brazil changed their official currency several times throughout the years as a result of economic issues, however the real has been the legal tender since 1994.
Did You Know?
These items cost the USD equivalent in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil*:
10 Mile Cab Ride: $12.32 USD
Budget Dinner for 2: $57.44 USD
Pint of Beer: $2.16 USD
*Figures are based on 2018 data. Information is subject to change as exchange rates and cost of goods fluctuate.
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