Does it depend one he country how to say amounts in euros?

25.90 twenty-five euro(s), ninety cents twenty-five euro(s), ninety centimes
twenty-five euro(s), ninety

and with no euro, .70 seventy cents/ euro cents?

Thanks for any insight.

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    It depends on the language (rather than the country.) In English, a euro is divided in 100 cents. In French, they are centimes. – oerkelens Jun 16 '17 at 17:38
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it's not just about the English language. – Edwin Ashworth Jun 16 '17 at 22:13

Cent vs. Centime vs. Eurocents

The actual coins say cent, not centime:

Image source: Euro coin designs

According to Wikipedia, centime is only preferred in French-speaking countries:

In the European community cent is the official name for one hundredth of a euro. However, in French-speaking countries the word centime is the preferred term. Indeed, the Superior Council of the French language of Belgium recommended in 2001 the use of centime, since cent is also the French word for "hundred". An analogous decision was published in the Journal officiel in France (December 2, 1997).

The term euro cent (sometimes spelled as one word or with initial capital) is also used in English.

Euro vs. Euros

See this question. In actual usage both terms are used.

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