The Currency of United Kingdom is called the Pound Sterling and all the transaction in the country is done through the Pound Sterling. The Currency United Kingdom or the pound sterling actually can be divided into two parts, pound and sterling.
A single pound equals to one hundred sterlings. Though it is known as the pound sterling, unofficially and generally it is known as the British Pound. This name was actually taken from the weight units and it is now also put it in a sign language and denoted as £.
In the year 1999 most of the countries included in the European Union adapted the Euro. A poll was conducted to decide upon adapting Currency United Kingdom as the Euro.
But more than 50 percent of the countrymen voted against this adaptation.
often found near railway stations or somewhere around the busiest squares in the town or the city or near British airports.
Last Updated on : 25th June 2013