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Information on currency / exchange Costa Rican colón ( CRC )

Costa Rica Colón
The colón (named after Christoffa Corombo, known as Christopher Columbus in English and as Cristóbal Colón in Spanish) is the currency of Costa Rica. The plural is colones in Spanish, but English-speakers often say colons instead. The ISO 4217 code is CRC.

The symbol for the colón is a c with two slashes. The symbol has Unicode code point U+20A1, and the decimal representation is 8353. In HTML it can be entered as ₡ The colón sign is not to be confused with the cent sign (¢), which has a code point U+00A2 in Unicode (or 162 in decimal); or the cedi sign , which has a code point U+20B5 in Unicode (or 8373 in decimal).

The US Dollar is also accepted unofficially in many places throughout Costa Rica.

Current exchange rate: USD - CRC