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$30, That's How Much You Need to Be a Millionaire in This Country

Picture of Alex Jordan
Travel Editor
Updated: 30 November 2017

Millionaire is just a matter of perspective so swap your sterling and dollars for Iranian Rial and you too could be throwing hundreds just like your favourite celebrities.

Who remembers the Lira? With its phenomenal exchange rate for British holidaymakers I remember as a kid the exhilaration of seeing my pocket money transformed into stacks of 2,000, 5,000 and 10,000 Lira notes. The European Union put an end to all that when they consolidated currencies into one all-encompassing religion: the Euro. Spoiled sports.

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Tehran where your money goes a long way | © Kamyar Adl/Flickr

The folks at Bingo Find have created a website that lets you see exactly where you’d be considered a millionaire with just a fistful of dollars. $100 would see you elevated to boss status in eight countries including Iran, Vietnam, Indonesia, Guinea, Uzbekistan and Sierra Leone.

Head to Bingo Find to see where you’re a currency millionaire.