10 Interesting Bitcoin Facts You Should Know

50 Bitcoins was First Mining Reward

On 3 January 2009, first Bitcoin Genesis Block number 0 was mined who got 50 bitcoins as mining reward.

90% Bitcoins Mined

Out of a total limited 21 million Bitcoins supply, more than 90% of BTC has been mined and only less than 10% left for mining.


If you would have invested only $100 in Bitcoins in 2010, you would get 250 BTC. Now those would be worth $46,00,000.


Bitcoin is legal in El Salvador. Also, Japan's Payment Services Act approves Cryptocurrencies as payment methods.

21 Million BTC Will Never Be Mined

Last Bitcoin is supposed to be mined in the year 2140. But interestingly because of the bit-shift operators, it will never reach the 21 million number.

100K Millionaires

More than 100K early Bitcoin investors became millionaires and now living the most luxurious lives.


Bitcoin Pizza Day

May 22nd is celebrated as Bitcoin Pizza Day. Actually, on May 22 2010, a guy named Laszlo Hanyecz spent 10,000 BTC for two Papa John's pizzas. Now valued at $184 millions.


30% Tax

India charges huge 30% taxes on Bitcoin investment. Instead of Ban, India imposed unreasonable taxes on BTC.

Over 20% BTC Lost

More than 20% Bitcoins are lost forever due to lost/stolen recovery seeds which cannot be recovered, as of now.