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Egyptian Pound (EGP)

The Egyptian Pound is the primary currency of Egypt. This currency is used by an estimated 98,423,595 people. Based on our estimate, Egyptian Pound is the #15 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Egyptian Pound is "EGP". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 818. The currency symbol for the Pound is "£".

Egyptian Pound conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

EGP Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Egyptian Pound is Egypt.

There are approximately 98,423,595 people around the world who use the Egyptian Pound. The Egyptian Pound is the #15 most used widely currency is the world.

98,423,595 user population
Ranked #15 in the world

EGP Exchange Rates

1 Egyptian Pound equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: £9.45


Inverse: £17.024
British Pound


Inverse: £19.33
Indian Rupee


Inverse: £0.21
Japanese Yen


Inverse: £0.15
US Dollar


Inverse: £15.76

† Rates last updated at 20 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

EGP Currency Facts

EGP Details

ISO 4217 CodeEGP
ISO 4217 Number818
Unit NamePound
Currency NicknamesN.a.

EGP Denominations

Minor Unit NamePiastre
Minor Unit Symbol Pt
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes£1, £5, £10, £20, £50, £100, £200, Pt5, Pt10, Pt25, Pt50
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins£1, Pt1, Pt5, Pt10, Pt20, Pt25, Pt50
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

EGP Issuance

Central BankCentral Bank of Egypt
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population98,423,595 people
Population Rank#15
EGP Inflation RateN.a.
Inflation RankN.a.

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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2020 EGP Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Central Bank of Egypt. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Egyptian Pound may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day Bank Holiday January 1, 2020 Closed
Christmas January 7, 2020 Closed
Police Day January 25, 2020 Closed
Easter Sunday April 19, 2020 Closed
Easter Monday April 20, 2020 Closed
Sinai Liberation Day April 25, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Eid al-Fitr May 24, 2020 Closed
Eid al-Fitr May 25, 2020 Closed
June 30 Revolution June 30, 2020 Closed
Bank Holiday July 1, 2020 Closed
Revolution Day July 23, 2020 Closed
Wakfet Arafat July 30, 2020 Closed
Eid al-Adha July 31, 2020 Closed
Eid al-Adha August 1, 2020 Closed
Islamic New Year August 20, 2020 Closed
Armed Forces Day October 6, 2020 Closed
Prophet's Birthday October 29, 2020 Closed