British Pound to Brazilian Real

Convert British Pound to Brazilian Real: GBP/BRL - BRL/GBP

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The Brazilian Real

The first currency of Brazil was the RĂ©is (Real, according to other sources), introduced in 1694 and distributed until 1942. From 1942 to 1994 different currencies are followed, cruzeiro, cruzeiro novo, cruzado, cruzado novo, cruzeiro and cruzeiro real, until 1 July 1994, when it was introduced the current currency the Real. At the beginning the exchange rate was about 1 : 1 with the US dollar. In the period 1996-1998, the rate was supported by the Central Bank in a range of 1.00 to 1.20 reais per 1 dollar and eventually in January 1999 it was left free to float. The ISO code of the Brazilian currency is BRL .

Coins and Banknotes

The Brazilian real (real, reais - symbol R$) is divided into 100 centavos.
Coins: 5, 10, 25, 50 centavos and 1 real - Banknotes: 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 reais.


Brazil is a country in South America bordered by Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana (France), Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru and the Atlantic Ocean. Brazil is a federal presidential republic whose federal capital is Brasilia (2,800,000 inhab.), has a population of 201 million people, official language Portuguese, time zone UTC-2 to UTC-5 and internet TLD .br.

Currency Converter

Enter the amount to be converted in one of the two boxes to the left to get into the right the value in the other currency. For example, to know how much is 1 Pound in Brazilian Real, insert 1 in the top box to the left and you will get the value in British Pound in the top box to the right.
The financial term used for the British pound is Pound Sterling (ster. or stg.) while in everyday language the word commonly used is Pound or Quid (slang).

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