What Was the Currency of France Before the Euro?

Before France switched to the Euro, they relied on their own currency, called the Franc. At the time of the change, a Euro was worth about 6 Francs.

Jill Harness has written on a variety of subjects for more than 10 years. Her work has appeared in various print and online publications, including "San Diego City Beat," "Mental Floss," Rue The Day! and Neatorama. Harness has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from San Francisco State University.