List of North American Countries and their Currencies

Currency is the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender. It is derived from the Latin word currens, -entis that refers to money in any form.
Created On: Jan 19, 2016 09:38 IST

Currency is the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender. It is accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts in a particular country or socio-economic context. It is distinguished as: a medium of exchange; a unit of account; a store of value; and, sometimes, a standard of deferred payment. It is derived from the Latin word currens,-entis that refers to money in any form.

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Country

Capital City

Name of Currency

Antigua and Barbuda

St. John's

East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)

Bahamas

Nassau

Bahamian Dollar (BSD) 

Barbados

Bridgetown

Barbadian Dollor (BBD)

Belize

Belmopan

Belizean Dollar (BZD) 

Canada

Ottawa 

Canadian Dollar (CAD)

Costa Rica

San Jose

Costa Rican Colón (CRC) 

Cuba

Havana

Cuba has two official currencies, the Cuban Peso(CUP) and the Cuban Contertible Peso (CUC)

Dominica

Roseau

East Caribbean Dollar 

Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo

Dominican peso 

El Salvador

San Salvador

The U.S. Dollar is the official currency. The Salvadoran Colón (SVC) is still accepted, but printing has ceased

Grenada

 St. George's

East Caribbean Dollar 

Guatemala

Guatemala City

Quetzal (GTQ), US dollar (USD), others accepted in major cities

Haiti

Port-au-Prince

Haiti Gourde 

Honduras

Tegucigalpa

Honduran Lempira (HNL)

Jamaica

Kingston

Jamaican Dollar 

Mexico

Mexico City

Mexican Peso (MXN)

Nicaragua

Managua

Cordoba Oro

Panama

Panama City

Panama Balboa (PAB) 

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Basseterre

East Caribbean dollar 

Saint Lucia

Castries

East Caribbean Dollar (XCD) 

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Kingstown

Eastern Caribbean Dollar 

Trinidad and Tobago

Port of Spain

Trinidad and Tobago Dollar 

United States Of America

Washington D.C

U.S. Dollar 

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