In the physical world, your wallet is the place where you keep your access to your money like your coins, paper notes, debit cards, credit cards etc. In the Bitcoin world, your Bitcoin wallet is the place where you store your Bitcoin. 

So instead of it being physical items like coins or cards, the Bitcoin wallet is all 0s and 1s relating purely to Bitcoin. 

A Bitcoin wallet can come in different forms and you will need your private keys to access it – find out more about different wallets and private keys below:

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