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Canadian dollar

Local nameDollar canadien  
ISO 4217 CodeCAD
Official userCanada
Unofficial userSaint Pierre and Miquelon (France) (alongside the euro)
Inflation2.1% (2010)
1/100Cent   and sou (colloquial)  
Symbol$ or C$
Coins and Banknotes
Freq. used coins, , 10¢, 25¢, $1, $2
Rarely used coins50¢
Freq. used banknotes$5, $10, $20, $50
Rarely used banknotes$1,$2,$100,$1,000
Central bankBank of Canada
PrinterCanadian Bank Note Company, BA International Inc.
MintRoyal Canadian Mint

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The Canadian dollar (sign: $; code: CAD) is the currency of Canada. As of 2007, the Canadian dollar is the 7th most traded currency in the world. It is abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or C$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. It is divided into 100 cents.

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