Countries that Use the Peso

There are eight countries which have an official currency which is named the Peso. Can you name them all?
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Last updated: September 28, 2020
First submittedNovember 6, 2014
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Country
Argentina
Chile
Colombia
Cuba
Country
Dominican Republic
Mexico
Philippines
Uruguay
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Level 28
Nov 6, 2014
I would have never guessed a country in asia uses the peso
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Level 74
Nov 6, 2014
Probably a throwback to the 1800's when it was part of the Spanish Empire.
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Level 80
Sep 27, 2020
I thought to check the former African colonies, but forgot about the Philippines.
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Level 65
Sep 28, 2020
I was thinking Equatorial Guinea
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Level 74
Sep 28, 2020
They use francs.
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Level 72
Nov 11, 2020
All one of them lol
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Level 50
Nov 11, 2020
Well there's also the Spanish Sahara, and the Canary Islands, so still very few anyway
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Level 81
Nov 11, 2020
The Philippines were a Spanish colony for over three hundred years.
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Level 72
Nov 11, 2020
After which the US took over, so they could as well have adopted the Dollar since.
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Level 76
Oct 1, 2020
Frankly I'm always weirded out when a former Spanish colony DOESN'T use the peso. Literally means pound. Same as the UK. I almost forgot Las Filipinas.
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Level 63
Nov 11, 2020
It actually means "weight" in a generic sense, whereas the pound is a specific unit of mass.
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Level 67
Nov 11, 2020
Bumping the idea to get a series of these for each currency
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Level 24
Nov 11, 2020
i hit Philippines and dominican republic but used auto correct that is probably why it didnt work
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Level 47
Nov 11, 2020
Autocorrect won't turn something spelt right into something spelt wrong. You misspelled them, or never typed them
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Level 68
Nov 11, 2020
Start a series!

Frank, Pound, Dollar, Dinar :)

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Level 64
Nov 11, 2020
This was easier than I had expected.
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Level 50
Nov 11, 2020
...the franc... oh dear god...
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Level 53
Nov 11, 2020
Surprisingly, I got all of them.
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Level 66
Nov 11, 2020
Good god! I'm dumb. Got everything, including the Philippines, except for the most obvious one, Mexico. And that's after trying all the Spanish speaking central American countries.
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Level 47
Nov 11, 2020
That was the first one I got lol.
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Level 57
Apr 24, 2021
Same. Lol
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Level 66
Nov 11, 2020
I was sure there was an African country or two, but I was probably thinking of the franc. Glad I finally remembered South America in the end (where I live...)
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Level 68
Dec 4, 2020
Am Mexican...missed Mexico.