El Salvador buys 21 bitcoin on 21st day of 2021 at 21:21:21

What

El Salvador buys another 21 bitcoin

Why 

The President Nayib Bukele bought them on the 21st day of December 2021 at 21:21:21

What next

El Salvador plans to buy another $500 million worth of bitcoin

The Story

El Salvador has purchased another 21 bitcoin to mark the 21st day of the last month of the 21st year of the 21st century, President Nayib Bukele tweeted on Tuesday night.

President Bukele said he made the purchase at 21:21:21, and pointed out that El Salvador’s land area is 21,000 square kilometres.

He also posted a screenshot of the transactions, totalling just over $1 million, saying: “got the receipt.”

El Salvador remains the only country in the world where bitcoin is legal tender, and in the new year the country intends to purchase another $500 million worth of the cryptocurrency

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