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Where Is Crypto Legal & Where Is It Banned?

Where Is Bitcoin Legal?

This interactive map displays the nations that permit cryptocurrency transactions and details the legality of each country, including tax legislation, rules against money laundering, and laws against terrorism.

Legal Status of Cryptocurrency Interactive Map

See where cryptocurrency is permitted and prohibited using the map below.

The Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress, state archives, and numerous legal databases are a few of the sources from which information is gathered.

Where Is Bitcoin Prohibited?

Governments around the world have banned crypto from more than 1.8 billion people. 13 nations, including Algeria, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, and Iraq, have outlawed the crypto sector.

Cryptocurrency is largely prohibited for 1.39 billion people in 40 nations, including Cambodia, Iran, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia. This could imply that exchanges—apps that let you buy and sell bitcoin—cannot operate legally or that banks cannot provide consumers with crypto services. Users of cryptocurrencies can trade and invest at their own risk, but they are unable to convert their cryptocurrency into cash or use it to make payments.

Where is Bitcoin Allowed?

Nearly half of the world's population, or 3.6 billion people, live in 75 different nations, and crypto is somewhat legal for them. People can trade cryptocurrencies and cash out utilizing exchanges in nations like the United States, Mexico, Japan, Australia, and the majority of Europe, though there may be restrictions in place.

The most typical regulations describe how cryptocurrency will be taxed, aid in the identification of suspect account activity, and prevent money from being used to finance terrorism. Anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing laws are what these regulations are known as.

Bitcoin has been recognized as legal money in two nations: El Salvador and the Central African Republic. The population of these countries is 11.3 million.


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