What is a satoshi?

We explain what a satoshi is and how many there are in one bitcoin
April 20, 2022
What is a satoshi?

Satoshi, or sats for short, are a fraction of a bitcoin. Sat to a bitcoin what cents are to a dollar. It's a measurement of the same thing - bis one whole coin and are the fractions of a coin.

There are 100,000,000 satoshi (sats) in one bitcoin.

The unit was named in homage to the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto.

And, yes, it's real money.

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